Saudi Arabia: President Buhari leaves Makkah for UK

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday left Makkah via Abdulaziz International Airport Jeddah for the United Kingdom after he successfully performed the Lesser Hajj.

The President left Makkah for Jeddah at about 1.30 pm (local time) while his presidential aircraft took-off for London at exactly 3.05 pm.

The departure was after all the airport protocol led by Mayor of Jeddah, Almeer bin Abdallah bin Jalawi.

Before performing the Umrah, President Buhari had attended a three-day Future Investment Initiative (FII) in Riyadh from Oct. 29 to Oct. 31.

President Buhari was accompanied on the Saudi trip by Governors Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi, Prof. Babagana Zulum of Borno and Aminu Masari of Katsina.

The Governors and other members of the entourage departed Jeddah for Abuja as President Buhari only traveled with very few of his aides to London.

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