Tinubu leaves France to London on a private visit

President Bola Tinubu, has left France for London, United Kingdom, for a short private visit.

Recalled that the president who left Nigeria on June 20, was initially scheduled to be back in Abuja on Saturday June 24, 2023 from Paris.

The Special Adviser Special Duties, Communications & Strategy to the President, Dele Alake, disclosed this in a statement on Saturday.

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

“Aside his participation at the event 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.

He added the President will be back in the country in time for the upcoming Eid-el-Kabir festival,