President Muhammadu Buhari will on Thursday embark on a visit to Saudi Arabia.
Buhari’s journey follows an invite by King Salman Bin Abdulaziz, the ruler of Saudi Arabia and Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques.
A press release despatched to DAILY POST by Buhari’s Media Aide, Garba Shehu stated the President is anticipated to carry out Umrah throughout his go to.
Umrah is an optionally available however really useful pilgrimage to Makkah that may be made at any time of the yr.
The assertion reads: “President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted the invitation of King Salman Bin Abdulaziz, the ruler of Saudi Arabia and Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques to carry out the Umrah (lesser pilgrimage) within the Kingdom.
“To this impact, the President, accompanied by shut private aides, will embark on the journey on Thursday, 16th Might.
“He is expected back in the country on Tuesday, 21st May.”