President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday arrived Riyadh to commence a week-long visit to Saudi Arabia and Qatar. The president’s plane landed at the Royal Terminal of King Abdel International Airport, Riyadh at about 8 p.m. (local time).
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that President Buhari was received on arrival by a high powered Saudi government delegation, led by the Governor of Riyadh, Prince Faisal Bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud.
Also at the airport to receive the president were the governors of Zamfara, Abdulaziz Yari; Kashim Shettima of Borno; Rauf Aregebesola of Osun; Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun and Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State.
Buhari is expected to meet with the Saudi monarch, King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and senior officials of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia tomorrow.
President Buhari’s other engagements in Saudi Arabia include meetings with heads of international financial organisations and multilateral associations.
The President is expected to leave Saudi Arabia on Saturday for Doha, the Qatari capital.(NAN)