Buhari performs last Umrah ritual in Makkah as President

President Muhammadu Buhari performed the Umrah rituals amid tight security, at the Grand Mosque in Makkah early Thursday.

In a terse statement on Thursday by Garba Shehu, Senior special assistant to the president on Media and Publicity, Buhari was received by several officials, including a delegation from the General Presidency for the Affairs of the Grand Mosque and Nigerian Embassy staff.

A day earlier, President Buhari had also visited and prayed at the Prophet’s Mosque in the second Holy City of Madina.

Buhari arrived in the Kingdom on an eight-day official visit on Tuesday.

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