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President Tinubu returns to Abuja from New York, Paris

President Bola Tinubu has arrived in Abuja from New York, USA, where he attended the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly, and then Paris, France, where, sources say, he had been observing a short break.

Tinubu’s convoy was spotted arriving at his official residence in the Aso Rock Villa at 09:47 pm local time.

There were concerns about the president’s itinerary after members of the delegation which accompanied him to the US returned to the country.

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Minister of Foreign Affairs, Amb. Yusuf Tuggar; Minister of Communication, Innovation and Digital Economy, Bosun Tijani, as well as the President’s Chief of Staff, Femi Gbajabiamila, were among those who accompanied him to the US.

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Presidential spokesman,  Ajuri Ngelale, had been silent on the location of Tinubu who departed New York on September 22.

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The president’s whereabouts were unknown until he returned to Nigeria on Friday night, although unconfirmed reports had it that he flew to Paris from New York.

 

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