Nigeria President Bola Tinubu on Sunday returned to Abuja from Lagos, 13 days after he left to attend the Summit on New Global Financing Pact in Paris, the capital of France.
The President’s aircraft landed at the Presidential Wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, at about 2:30pm.
The President had returned to Lagos, on Tuesday, June 27, in time to observe the Eid-el-Kabir festival in his Ikoyi home Lagos.
While away from Abuja, President Tinubu had participated in the New Global Financing Pact signing in Paris.
He also held various other diplomatic meetings on the sidelines of the main event.
The President in Paris met with the French President, Emmanuel Macron at the Elysée; the Swiss President, Alain Berset, at Palais Brongniart; President of Benin Republic, Patrice Talon; Director General of World Trade Organization, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala; President of the African Development Bank, Dr Akinwunmi Adesina.
He also met the President and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the African Export-Import Bank (Afrexim), Prof. Benedict Oramah; and President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), Odile Renaud–Basso.
He left Paris for London, the United Kingdom (UK), on Saturday, June 24, on a private visit in the course of which he met with former President Muhammadu Buhari in London.
While in Lagos, apart, from joining other Nigerians to celebrate the Eid-el-Kabir festival, he also paid thank you visits to Awujale of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Kayode Adetona and the Alake of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo in their palaces.
On Saturday, President Tinubu received the President of Guinea-Bissau, Umaro Sissoco Embalo at his Ikoyi private residence.Follow us on social media