President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Nigeria to the UK today on a “private visit”, according to the Presidency.
He is to first make an official visit to Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, before jetting out to the UK.
He will be away till May 5.
A State House statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, said, “Further to the official visit by President Muhammadu Buhari to Lagos Wednesday where he commissioned a number of projects executed by the State Government, the President is scheduled to depart for Maiduguri, the Borno State capital for another official visit Thursday.
“He is expected to commission developmental projects especially in the sectors of education, healthcare and roads.
“At the end of the visit, President Buhari will be proceeding to the United Kingdom on a private visit. He is expected to return to Nigeria on May 5, 2019.”
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