New York

24 September 2014

Readout of the Secretary-General’s meeting with H.E. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, GCON, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

The Secretary-General met today with H.E. Mr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, GCON, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
The Secretary General commended Nigeria for its efforts to contain the spread of Ebola in the country. They discussed the security situation in the north-east of Nigeria and its impact on the sub-region.
The Secretary General enquired about the fate of the schoolgirls abducted from Chibok in April 2014 and reiterated his condemnation of the terrorist attacks perpetrated by Boko Haram.
The two leaders discussed preparations for the general elections scheduled to take place in Nigeria in 2015.