President-elect, Bola Tinubu, has left Nigeria, for Paris, London and Saudi Arabia where he is expected to undertake the lesser Hajj.
This was disclosed through a press statement by Tunde Rahman for the Office of the President-elect, on Wednesday.
According to him,the trip will enable Tinubu to rest and plan his transition programme ahead of his inauguration on May 29.
He also stated that Tinubu will head to Saudi Arabia from Europe to partake in the Lesser Hajj and Ramadan fasting period.
The statement read in part, “The President-elect left the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Ikeja, for Europe on Tuesday night.
“The President-elect decided to take a break after the hectic campaign and election season to rest in Paris and London, preparatory to going to Saudi Arabia for Umrah (Lesser Hajj) and the Ramadan fasting that begins Thursday.
“While away, the President-elect will also use the opportunity to plan his transition programme.”
“He is expected back in the country soon.
“We enjoin the media to stop publishing rumours and unsubstantiated claims and to always seek clarifications from our office.”