Again, Buhari to spend days in London

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For the umpteenth time, President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to spend an extended period of time in London on a “private visit.”

A statement by his spokesman, Mr. Femi Adesina, on Monday bday said Buhari would spend 15 days in London for undisclosed reasons.

He had previously spent extended periods on different occasions in London for medical reasons.

The statement reads: “PRESIDENT BUHARI TO EMBARK ON PRIVATE VISIT TO LONDON, AFTER ECONOMIC FORUM IN SAUDI ARABIA

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.”