President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Thursday evening, returned to Abuja after a seven-day visit to Saudi Arabia and a day in Guinea-Bissau, where he participated in various activities.
The president’s aircraft touched down around 7:05pm at the presidential wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, from Bissau, the capital of Guinea-Bissau, where he attended the country’s 50th Independence Day Anniversary.
President Tinubu had left the country on Thursday, November 9, to participate in the Saudi-African Summit, which held on the 10. He held other critical business/investment parleys with Saudi Arabian authorities and investors after the summit.
Last Friday, in Riyadh, the president met with Saudi’s captains of industry, during the Nigeria-Saudi Investment Roundtable, urging them to bring their resources to Nigeria, where their returns are guaranteed.
President Tinubu performed Umrah, also known as Lesser Hajj, on Sunday in Makkah, during which he prayed for God’s divine guidance in leading the country.
Then on Monday night, in Mecca, he met with the leadership of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB), during which he advanced negotiations concerning a multi-billion dollar infrastructure finance facility.
On Wednesday evening, he departed Saudi Arabia for Bissau, where he participated in the country’s Independence Anniversary.