President Muhammadu Buhari performed Umrah rituals, amid tight security, upon his arrival at the Grand Mosque in Makkah in the early hours of Thursday. 

The President was received by a number of officials, including a delegation from the General Presidency for the Affairs of the Grand Mosque and Nigerian Embassy staff. 

A day earlier in the second Holy City of Madina, President Buhari had also visited and prayed at the Prophet’s Mosque.

 He arrived in the Kingdom on an eight-day official visit on Tuesday.

Garba Shehu

Senior Special Assistant to the President

(Media & Publicity)

April 13, 2023