A. Antonio Guterres
B. Maria Fernanda Espinosia
C. Tijjani Muhammad Bande
D. Miroslav Lajčák
Submitted by: Ashfaque Ali Khoso
Ambassador Tijjani Mohammad Bande, elected as President of the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly on 4th June 2019.
Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, Nigeria’s permanent ambassador to the United Nations, UN, has been elected president of the United Nations General Assembly, UNGA.
He was elected in an unopposed vote on Tuesday (June 4) to serve the one-year role. The election of the President of the 74th session of the General Assembly took place in the General Assembly Hall at the United Nations Headquarters, in New York.
He becomes the 74th holder of the position taking over from Ecuardorian María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés whose tenure ended with Muhammad-Bande’s election.