Deji Elumoye in Abuja
President Bola Tinubu, on Sunday, performed Lesser Hajj (Umrah) in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, during which he prayed for God’s divine guidance.
The President embarked on the Islamic rite at the end of his official duties in Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia, where he participated in the Saudi-African Summit on Friday.
President Tinubu’s mission to the holy land for the Umrah was made public on Sunday evening by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Abdulaziz Abdulaziz, on his verified X handle.
He stated that in the course of the spiritual journey, the President offered prayers for the prosperity of Nigeria and sought divine guidance to lead the country.
According to Abdulaziz: “His Excellency President Bola Tinubu took time off at the end of his official engagements in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, to perform the lesser Hajj (Umrah) earlier today in Makkah. He used the opportunity to pray for Nigeria’s greatness and divine guidance for him”