Official Visit: Tinubu Jets Out to Netherlands, Saudi Arabia

Official Visit: Tinubu Jets Out to Netherlands, Saudi Arabia

  • President Bola Tinubu will be departing Nigeria on Tuesday to the Netherlands and, from there, will be moving to Saudi Arabia
  • This was disclosed in a statement by the presidency, stating that Tinubu would travel to the Netherlands with some minister
  • Tinubu is visiting the Netherlands at the invitation of the prime minister of the Kingdom of Netherlands, Mark Rutte

FCT, Abuja - President Bola Tinubu is scheduled to depart the seat of power, Abuja, on Tuesday, April 23, as disclosed by the office of the special adviser to the president on social media on Monday, April 13.

The statement, signed by the president's special adviser on media and publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, disclosed that Tinubu will travel to the Netherlands with some ministers the following day.

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President Bola Tinubu is set to depart Abuja to the Netherlands and Saudi Arabia on official visit
Tinubu off to Netherlands, Saudi Arabia Photo Credit: Bola Ahmed Tinubu
Source: Twitter

Netherlands prime minister invited Tinubu

Tinubu was said to have been invited by the prime minister of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Mark Rutte, and was expected to hold a high-level discussion with the European country's leader.

President Tinubu was also expected to meet separately with His Royal Majesty, King Willem-Alexander, and Queen Maxima of the Kingdom. Queen Maxima is the United Nations' secretary-general of the special advocate for inclusive finance for development (UNSGSA).

In the Netherlands, President Tinubu has also been scheduled to participate in the Nigerian-Dutch Business and Investment Forum, where heads of conglomerates and organisations in the two countries will meet and discuss the opportunity for collaboration and partnerships.

What Tinubu will do in the Netherlands

Areas of interest included agriculture and water management and looking for innovative solutions to sustain farming.

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The statement partly reads:

"There will also be extensive discussions with the Dutch officials on port management operations for which they have world-renowned expertise.
After his engagements in the Netherlands, the President will proceed to attend a special World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting scheduled for April 28-29 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia."

See the statement here:

Shettima calls for prayer for Tinubu earlier reported that Shettima has called on Nigerians to continue to put President Tinubu in their prayers.

The vice president said it was every responsible citizen's duty to pray for their country's leadership.

Shettima said Tinubu is aware of the country's numerous challenges and expressed optimism that Nigeria will overcome them.


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