The renovated United Nations building. Image credit: Channels TV

The Federal Government on Thursday handed over the renovated United Nations building in Abuja to the global organisation, Concise News reports.

The building which was renovated after the bomb attack on August 26, 2011, was commissioned by the Minister of FCT, Muhammed Musa Bello who represented President Muhammadu Buhari.

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The event which was held on Thursday in Abuja was also marked with the significant laying of a wreath for victims of the 2011 car bomb explosion.

United Nations Coordinator in Nigeria, Edward Kallon, at the event said he believes Nigeria has the capacity and resources to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) by 2030.

Kallon added that the Nigerian government needs to mobilise the required resources and adopt an unusual approach to achieve the goals.

UN Day is celebrated all over the world on the 24th of October to mark’s anniversary of the entry into force in 1945 of the UN Charter which ratifies the founding document by the majority of its signatories.