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Images: Amina Mohammed sworn in as Deputy UN Secretary General

Nigeria’s former Environment Minister, Amina J. Mohammed, on Tuesday, February 28 2017 at the United Nations (UN) headquarters in New York formally assumed position as the Deputy UN Secretary General after being sworn into office.

The event was graced by dignitaries,  most especially from Nigeria, who stood beside the world’s Number 2 civil servant in what looks like a spirit of solidarity for the hardworking and affectionate Nigerian.

Amina Mohammed and UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, welcoming guests


Antonio Guterres and Amina Mohammed. Photo credit: UN


Amina Mohammed delivering a speech


Press coverage of Amina Mohammed’s maiden speech as UN Deputy Secretary General

Ibrahim Jibril (Acting Environment Minister), Ibikunle Amosun (Governor of Ogun State) and Kashim Shetimma (Borno State Governor) were among the Nigerian politicians who witnessed the swearing-in ceremony of Amina Mohammed


Amina Mohammed takes oath of office

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