President Muhammadu Buhari, is scheduled to travel to United Kingdom on a private visit today.
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, in a statement, described the President’s trip as “an official visit.”
Shehu said the President would be meeting with notable personalities like the British Prime Minister, Theresa May, ahead of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meetings, scheduled for 18-22 April, 2018.
The statement read, “President Muhammadu Buhari will leave Abuja on Monday 9th April, 2018 for an official visit to Britain where he is due to hold discussions on Nigeria-British relations with Prime Minister, Mrs. Theresa May, prior to the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meetings scheduled for 18th to 20th April, 2018.
“The President will also meet the Chief Executive Officer of Royal Dutch Plc, Mr. Ben van Beurden, in connection with Shell and other partners’ plan to invest $15bn in Nigeria’s oil industry.