Buhari Jets Out On Private Visit

President Muhammadu Buhari has been scheduled to go to the United Kingdom on a private visit.

Eye9ja reports that the President’s private visit to the United Kingdom comes despite his official trip to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to attend the Economic Forum of the Future Investment Initiative (FII) in Riyadh.

The schedule of the President was disclosed in a statement issued in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital on Monday by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity).

The statement obtained by Eye9ja confirmed that the President will on Saturday 2nd November, proceed to the United Kingdom on his private visit.

It said Buhari is expected to return to Nigeria on 17th November 2019; totalling about 15 days the President would be away from the country.

The statement affirmed that on the sideline of the Riyadh event, the president will hold bilateral talks with His Majesty King Salman and His Majesty King Abdullah ll of Jordan.

On Wednesday, 30th October, 2019, the President will participate in the High Level Event titled “What is Next for Africa: How will Investment and Trade Transform the Continent into the Next Great Economic Success Story?” with Presidents of Kenya, Congo-Brazzaville and Burkina Faso, it further said.

The statement reads thus: “President Muhammadu Buhari leaves the country today on an official trip to Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to attend Economic Forum of the Future Investment Initiative (FII) in Riyadh.

On the sideline of the event, President Buhari will hold bilateral talks with His Majesty King Salman and His Majesty King Abdullah ll of Jordan.

On Wednesday, 30th October, 2019, the President will participate in the High Level Event titled “What is Next for Africa: How will Investment and Trade Transform the Continent into the Next Great Economic Success Story?” with Presidents of Kenya, Congo-Brazzaville and Burkina Faso.

At the end of the summit, President Buhari will on Saturday 2nd November, 2019, proceed to the United Kingdom on a private visit. He is expected to return to Nigeria on 17th November, 2019.”

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