Muhammadu Buhari’s Final State Visit: Embarking on Trip to Saudi Arabia

The retired Major General and President, Muhammadu Buhari, is set to embark on an eight-day state visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, where he will perform the lesser pilgrimage, Umrah.

The visit, which is his last as President, begins on Tuesday, April 11, and ends on April 19. This information was contained in a statement signed by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, on Monday evening.

The President will be accompanied by his aides on the trip, marking his sixth and final visit to Saudi Arabia since he assumed office in May 2015.

During his presidency, Buhari has traveled to over 40 countries on about 90 foreign trips. His most frequent destinations include the United States, the United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, and France.

He has also visited Ethiopia five times and made three visits to the United Arab Emirates, Ghana, Niger, and Senegal. Additionally, he has visited several countries at least twice, including China, Germany, Benin, the Gambia, Kenya, Equatorial Guinea, Egypt, Mali, and Chad.

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