Tinubu travels abroad to undertake rest, lesser hajj

NIgerian President-elect, Senator Bola Tinubu

By EMMANUEL KUJE, Abuja –

After a very exhaustive campaign and election season, President-elect, Asíwájú Bola Tinubu, has travelled abroad to rest and plan his transition programme ahead of May 29, 2023 inauguration.

A statement issued on Wednesday by his media aide, Tunde Rahman, said The President-elect left the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Ikeja for Europe on Tuesday night.

The statement said: “The President-elect decided to take a break after the hectic campaign and election season to rest in Paris and London, preparatory to going to Saudi Arabia for Umrah (Lesser Hajj) and the Ramadan Fasting that begins Thursday.

“While away, the President-elect will also use the opportunity to plan his transition programme. 

“He has directed all the senior aides and campaign staff to also go and observe a short rest.

“He is expected back in the country soon.

“We enjoin the media to stop publishing rumours and unsubstantiated claims and to always seek clarifications from our office.

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