Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has performed the rituals of Umrah (Lesser Hajj) in Mecca, in the course of his ongoing visit to Saudi Arabia.
The Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media & Publicity), Garba Shehu made the revelation through a statement issued Thursday evening.
Upon arrival of Buhari at the Grand Mosque, the president and his delegation were received by a number of officials and Special Forces of the security of the Grand Mosque.
As earlier reported by Osun Defender, President Buhari travelled to Riyadh on Monday for the Future Investment Initiative Summit at the invitation of King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.
His official delegation included the Ministers of Trade, Industry and Investment, Communications and Digital Economy and Ministers of State, Foreign Affairs and Petroleum.
Others are; the Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), the Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency and leaders in business and industry.