United Nations Set To Confirm Amina Mohammed As Deputy Secretary General

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The United Nations is set to appoint Nigeria’s Minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed, as its Deputy Secretary General.

Ms Amina Mohammed was appointed minister by President Muhammadu Buhari in November last year and would be the deputy to Antonio Guterres who will assume office as Secretary General of the world body on January 1, 2017.

An official statement is still expected to confirm her new UN position.

Ms. Mohammed had formerly served as an adviser to the outgoing UN Secretary, General Ban Ki-Moon.

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