President Muhammadu Buhari will on Thursday proceed to the UK on a private visit.
Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity Mr. Femi Adesina, disclosed this on Thursday.
According to him, however, the president would pay an official visit to Maiduguri before proceeding to the UK.
Already, the government of Borno has declared today public holiday in anticipation of the President’s visit.
Meanwhile, Adesina said the President would return to Nigeria on May 5.
The statement read in part: “Further to the official visit by President Muhammadu Buhari to Lagos Wednesday where he commissioned a number of projects executed by the State Government, the President is scheduled to depart for Maiduguri, the Borno State capital for another official visit Thursday.
“He is expected to commission developmental projects especially in the sectors of education, healthcare and roads.
“At the end of the visit, President Buhari will be proceeding to the United Kingdom on a private visit. He is expected to return to Nigeria on May 5, 2019.”