Antonio Gutteres, the Secretary-General of UnitedNations, UN, has paid his first visit to Nigeria on grounds that matters concerning insecurity would be addressed.
It was gathered that he flew into the country on a two-day official visit to Africa’s most populous nation as he immediately visited Borno State, a place ravaged by a decade-long insurgency as the federal government have been attempting concerted efforts to wipe out terrorism from the region.
In the news just breaking, it was reported that Guterres is expected to meet with the Borno State governor, Babagana Zulum in Maiduguri, as this is according to the UN information center in Nigeria.
It was also learnt that himself and his team would be embarking on a field mission where he will meet families affected by the Boko Haram conflict ravaging the region for more than 12 years.
Also, the Secretary-General would evaluate the impact of climate change on vulnerable communities and assess progress made as well as the challenges to the COVID-19 recovery.
From there, he is scheduled to head to Abuja to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osibanjo and other top cabinet officials, journalists, women groups among other arrangements.