Saudi king invites Buhari for lesser pilgrimage
President Buhari

Saudi king invites Buhari for lesser pilgrimage

President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted the invitation of King Salman Bin Abdulaziz, the ruler of Saudi Arabia to perform the Umrah (lesser pilgrimage) in the Kingdom.

As a result of this, a statement from the President’s office said, he and some close personal aides, will embark on the journey on Thursday, 16th May.

He is expected back in the country on Tuesday, 21st May.

Umrah is an optional but recommended pilgrimage to Makkah that can be made at any time of the year.

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