Nigeria’s Minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed has been confirmed as the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.
New UN Secretary-General António Guterres, made the announcement on Thursday through his spokesman, Mr Stephane Dujarric.
The Minister for Environment was former UN Under-Secretary-General to outgoing UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon on the 2030 Agenda for Development.
A tweet by the UK Mission to the United Mission congratulated Mohammed on her appointment.
Incoming Secretary-General António Guterres has announced his Deputy.
— UK at the UN 🇬🇧 (@UKUN_NewYork) December 15, 2016
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