Amina Mohammed, deputy secretary-general of the United Nations (UN), on Tuesday took oath of office at the UN headquarters in New York.
Antonio Guterres, secretary-general of the UN, administered the oath on Mohammed, former minister of environment.
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In accepting the appointment, Mohammed had said she was humbled at the opportunity to serve humanity.
“I want to say that I am extremely, very, very proud that you accepted to join our team. Thank you very much,” Guterres told Mohammed.