On Saturday, President Bola Tinubu, departed Paris, France, for London for a “private visit.”
“Tinubu, who was initially scheduled to be back in Abuja on Saturday, will now proceed to London, United Kingdom, for a short private visit,” a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Special Duties, Communication and Strategy, Dele Alake, read on Saturday.
The statement is titled ‘After successful Paris outing, President Tinubu off to London on a private visit.’
Alake revealed that the “President will be back in the country in time for the upcoming Eid-el-Kabir festival.”
On Friday, Tinubu concluded his official trip to Paris, during which he participated in the summit for ‘A New Global Financing Pact’ hosted by French President Emmanuel Macron.
Aside from his participation at the event, the President also held high-profile sideline meetings with fellow heads of state and government, global business leaders, and chief executives of leading multilateral and development finance institutions from around the world.
The Presidential spokesman noted that the summit afforded the Nigerian leader the opportunity to project on a global stage, his advocacy for widening the fiscal space, and economic justice for Africa as the world accelerates the pace of energy transition.
Tinubu also advocated the urgency of addressing the pressing issues of poverty and climate change.