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President Buhari Leaves Saudi Arabia for OPEC Meeting in Qatar


President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday ended his visit to Daudi Arabia with the lesser Hajj.
The President and his retinue of followers were said to have performed the final Dawaf, which is the circumambulation of the Holy Ka’aba seven times, and offered supplications to Allah to round off the pilgrimage.
Buhari and members of the delegation were said to have left Saudi Arabia and arrived Qatar later in the day to attend the meeting of Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).
The President departed for Doha, the Qatari capital from Jeddah International Airport at about 3 pm local time.
Before his departure, Buhari was received at the King Abdulaziz International Airport by a high delegation of Saudi officials led by the Governor of Jeddah, Prince Mishaal Bin Majed Bin Abdulaziz.
Others at the airport to bid farewell to the President included the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II; Emir of Maradun in Zamfara, Alhaji Garba Tambari, Oba of Lagos, Alhaji Rilwan Akiola and the Otaru of Auchi, Alhaji Haliru Momoh.
Nigerian diplomatic officials in Riyadh, Madina and Jeddah were also at the airport to bid farewell to the president.
The President is expected back to Nigeria on Monday.


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