BREAKING: President Buhari Returns to Abuja after 2 Weeks Abroad

BREAKING: President Buhari Returns to Abuja after 2 Weeks Abroad

  • After spending about 16 days abroad, President Buhari is finally back in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja
  • The president's personal assistant on new media, Bashir Ahmad, shared a video of his arrival on Facebook on Tuesday evening, November 16
  • During the foreign trip, President Buhari participated in COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland, visited President Macron in France and attended the Intra-African Trade Fair in Durban, South Africa

FCT, Abuja - President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, after spending 16 days attending to official assignments in Europe and South Africa.

The president arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, on Tuesday evening, November 16, according to a video shared by his personal assistant, Bashir Ahmad on Facebook.

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President Buhari Returns to Abuja
President Buhari returns to Abuja after participating in COP24 in Glasgow, Scotland, official visit to France and attending the Intra-African Trade Fair in South Africa. Photo credit: Femi Adesina
Source: Facebook

The last country he visited before returning to Nigeria was South Africa where he had attended the 2nd Intra-African Trade Fair 2021 in Durban.

He had travelled to South Africa on Saturday, November 13, after participating in the Paris Peace Forum (PPF) in France, where he arrived on Saturday, November 9, initially as a guest of the French President, Emmanuel Macron.

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Meanwhile, before the France trip, President Buhari had been in Glasgow, Scotland where he participated in the 26th edition of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26). recalls that the president left Nigeria for Glasgow on Sunday, October 31.

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that President Buhari showered praises on Nigerians living in the diaspora.

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In a statement issued by his special adviser on media and publicity, Femi Adesina and shared on Facebook, Buhari said that the competitiveness which Nigerians display abroad is an indication of the quality education they acquired before travelling out of the country.

It was reported that the President made this assertion when he met with the Minister of State Foreign Affairs of the United Arab Emirates, Shaikh Shakboot Alnahyan, at the sidelines of the Paris Peace Forum on Friday, November 12.

COVID-19 Vaccine: Buhari issues stern warning to world leaders

In another report, world leaders and global health institutions have been cautioned against sidelining less privileged countries in terms of access to COVID-19 vaccines.

President Buhari issued the warning on Thursday, November 11, while delivering a keynote speech at the Paris Peace Forum (PPF).

The president said the needless hoarding of vaccines will undermine the entire effort for safety against the virus.


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