President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted the invitation of 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.
Upon his departure, the President will be accompanied by close personal aides, will fly out for 5 days on Thursday, 16th May.
His arrival back to the country is set for Tuesday, 21st May.
Umrah is an optional but recommended pilgrimage to Makkah that can be made at any time of the year.