A statement issued yesterday by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati, said Jonathan would stop over in London for a brief private visit before proceeding to New York.
While in New York, President Jonathan would attend receptions hosted by President Barack Obama of the United States and the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mr. Ban Ki Moon.
The president would address the United Nations Security Council High- Level Session on Threats to International Peace and Security Caused By Terrorist Acts and present Nigeria’s statement to the General Assembly on Wednesday.
Jonathan is also scheduled to hold bilateral talks with Ban Ki Moon and the British Prime Minister, Mr. David Cameron.
He is expected back in Abuja on Thursday.