Nigerian Leader returns to Abuja from Saudi Arabia

Timothy Choji, Abuja

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Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari is back in Abuja, after attending an investment summit in Saudi Arabia.

His plane touched down on Friday night, around 20:14 GMT, at the presidential wing of Nnamdi Azikiwe international airport in Abuja, the nation’s capital.

The President was received by his Chief of Staff, Professor Ibrahim Gambari, Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mohammed Bello and the Inspector General of Police Usman Alkali.






During his visit to Saudi Arabia, President Muhammadu Buhari, alongside other world leaders participated in the Future Investment Initiative Institute conference.

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He met with the Chairman of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote; Founder/Chairman of BUA Group, Abdul Samad Rabiu; and Group Chief Executive of Oando Plc, Wale Tinubu, on the sidelines of the Future Investment Initiative Summit In Riyadh.

The Nigerian leader and his delegation departed for Makkah from Madinah to perform Umrah (lesser Hajj) in the holy land of Saudi Arabia, where he prayed for peace and stability in the country.

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President Muhammadu Buhari at a meeting with representatives of the Nigerian community in Makkah,  swore by the Holy Quran to leave at the end of his tenure.

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The three-day plenary sessions focused on the theme; “Invest in Humanity.”

President Buhari was accompanied on the trip by some Ministers and personal aides.