Saturday, October 17, 2009

Nigeria wins UN Security Council seat

Nigeria has won a non-permanent seat on the United Nations security council as a representative of the Africa region.

Nigeria scored 186 votes to win the election and will serve as a representative of Africa on the security council from 2010 to 2011.

The four other counties elected are Brazil, Gabon, Lebanon and Bosnia-Herzegovina.

The newly elected non-permanent members will take their seats on the 15-member council on January 1, replacing Costa Rica, Libya, Uganda, Vietnam and Croatia who will complete their two-year mandate on December 31.


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1 comment:

  1. A lot of interesting things are begining to happen in Nigeria, I guess I must have been a way for too long, it's now left for Nigeria to use the good seat well and make Africa proud