21st May, 2022
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday returned to Abuja from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) after two-day visit to the Emirates to see the new leader.
The president departed Abu Dhabi at about 1:30 pm on Saturday, and landed at the Presidential Wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, around 4:00 pm, alongside members of his delegation.
President Buhari was accompanied by the Minister of State Foreign Affairs, Amb. Zubairu Dada; Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Ali Pantami, the Minister of Federal Capital Territory, Mohammed Bello, and the Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika.
Other members of his delegation were the National Security Adviser, Maj. Gen. Mohammed Monguno (Rtd) and the Director-General, National Intelligence Agency, Ambassador Ahmed Rufai Abubakar.
While in UAE, he met with the new United Arab Emirates (UAE) President, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
Buhari expressed his condolences and that of Nigeria on the demise of the late President Sheikh Khalifah of UAE and congratulated the new President on his election.