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Buhari Returns To Abuja After 4-Day-Working Visit To Turkey

Buhari Returns To Abuja After 4-Day-Working Visit To Turkey

by | 23rd October 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari returns from Turkey.

President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja after a four-day working visit to Ankara and Istanbul in Turkey.

 

President Buhari also attended the D-8 summit.

 

The president’s plane landed at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja at 4:05pm on Sunday.

 

Buhari, accompanied by his wife, Aisha, was received at the airport by senior government officials, including his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, Inspector-General of Police, Idris Ibrahim, Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mohammad Bello and other presidential aides.

 

In a statement issued in Abuja on Sunday by the president’s spokesman, Malam Garba Shehu, the outing was Buhari’s first visit to Turkey since his election in 2015, but the second meeting with Erdogan who as Prime Minister visited Abuja in March, 2016.