President Tinubu off to London from Paris on private visit

Nigeria’s President Bola Tinubu will proceed to London for a short private visit, according to a statement by Dele Alake, Special Duties, Communications & Strategy. He was initially scheduled to be back in Abuja on Saturday after concluding his official trip to Paris on Friday.

The statement said, “The President will be back in the country in time for the upcoming Eid-el-Kabir festival.”

It read, “President Bola Tinubu on Friday concluded his official trip to Paris, France, during which he had an outstanding participation in a summit for ‘A New Global Financing Pact’ hosted by French President Emmanuel Macron.

“Aside participating in the summit where he represented Nigeria well, President Tinubu 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 summit afforded the President the opportunity of projecting, on a global stage, his advocacy for widening the fiscal space, economic justice for Africa as the world accelerates the pace of energy transition, and the urgency of addressing the pressing issues of poverty and climate change.”