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Cablegate: Nigerian Attendance at 63rd Unga: Interim Report

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DE RUEHUJA #1490 2131555
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P 311555Z JUL 08
FM AMEMBASSY ABUJA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 3523
INFO RUEHOS/AMCONSUL LAGOS 9691
RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK 0360
RHEHNSC/NSC WASHINGTON DC

UNCLAS ABUJA 001490

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DEPT FOR IO/UPN - SUN; AF/RSA - HALDEMAN, BARLERIN;
P - REINEMEYER
NSC FOR MCDONALD

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL OTRA OVIP KSEP UNGA NI
SUBJECT: NIGERIAN ATTENDANCE AT 63RD UNGA: INTERIM REPORT

REF: STATE 72078

1. Post received confirmation of attendance for the following
individuals at the 63rd United Nations General Assembly
(UNGA). More information will be provided septel as it
becomes available.

A. Attendance of Head of State.

-- President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua will attend.

-- Arrival and departure dates are still to be determined.

-- First Lady Hajiya Turai Yar'Adua's attendance is not
confirmed.

-- No interpretation will be required in bilateral meetings.

B. Attendance of Head of Government.

-- Not Applicable

C. Attendance of the Foreign Minister.

-- Minister of Foreign Affairs, Chief Ojo Maduekwe will
attend.

-- Arrival and departure dates are still to be determined.

-- Spouse's attendance not confirmed.

-- No interpretation will be required in bilateral meetings.

D. Attendance of other host country VIP's.

-- Remaining delegation members have not been finalized.

E. Attendance of the Foreign Ministry official responsible
for IO affairs.

-- Remaining delegation members have not been finalized.
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