Buhari To Perform Umrah (Lesser Pilgrimage) In Saudi Arabi Tomorrow
President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted an invitation by the King Salman Bin Abdulaziz, the ruler of Saudi Arabia and Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques to perform the Umrah (lesser pilgrimage) in the Kingdom.
A Statement by Senior Special Assistant to the President, Garba Shehu and made available to Naija News, today confirmed that the President, accompanied by close personal aides, will embark on the journey on Thursday, 16th May.
He is expected back in the country on Tuesday, 21st May.
Umrah is an optional but recommended pilgrimage to Makkah that can be made at any time of the year.