President Muhammadu Buhari, on Saturday departed Makkah via Abdulaziz International Airport Jeddah for United Kingdom, London.
Buhari left Saudi Arabia after he successfully performed the Lesser Hajj.
According to NAN, the Presidential aircraft departed to London from Abdulaziz International Airport at exactly 3:05pm, Nigerian time.
The president had attended three-day Future Investment Initiative (FII) in Riyadh from 29th October to 31st October.
However, Buhari had held talks with King Salman in Riyadh where both leaders where looking forward for bilateral partnership especially in the area of Oil and gas before en-routing to London.
On Thursday, the Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman, paid a courtesy visit to President Buhari at his hotel room at The Ritz Carlton.
Recalls that during the event the prince demanded for the establishment of Nigeria-Saudi Council aimed at promoting investments and enhancing relations between both countries.
According to the Buhari’s Spokesperson, Gaba Shehu, “President Buhari and the Crown Prince agreed that the first assignment for the Council is to establish a legal and operational framework that will facilitate investments beneficial to both countries.
He stated that the Council will be established in the next two months while meetings will be held twice every year.
He further explain the bilateral relationship between the two countries will create and opportunity for both leaders to be meeting every year to review the progress of the joint council and ensure closer collaboration on issues of mutual interest.
Meanwhile this online media understands the spokesperson to Buhari that, the President’s departure to London is not for any economic importance to Nigeria.