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UN Chief Hails Ex-Aide’s Nomination As Minister

The United Nations Secretary-General, Mr Ban Ki-moon has congratulated Ms. Amina J. Mohammed, Assistant Secretary-General and Special Adviser on Post-2015 Development Planning, on her appointment as Minister in the cabinet of President Muhammadu Buhari.

In a statement from the United Nations Information Centre in Lagos (UNIC), the Secretary-General is deeply grateful for Ms. Mohammed’s outstanding service and contributions to the shaping of the new 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

“Across three years of complex negotiations and the most inclusive consultation process in the history of the United Nations, her vision and voice helped to bring people together, enlist new partners to the cause, and reach global consensus on the Sustainable Development Goals – the world’s inspiring new framework for ending poverty and building lives of peace and dignity for all on a healthy planet.

“The Secretary-General wishes Ms. Mohammed every success in her new role as Minister and looks forward to her continued engagement with the United Nations,” he said.