After a very exhaustive campaign and election season, President-elect, Asíwájú Bola Tinubu, has travelled abroad to rest and plan his transition programme ahead of May 29, 2023 inauguration,” his Media Office announced this Wednesday evening, March 22, 2023.
The President-elect, according to a statement signed by Tunde Rahman, left the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Ikeja for Europe on Tuesday night.
“The President-elect decided to take a break after the hectic campaign and election season to rest in Paris and London, preparatory to going to Saudi Arabia for Umrah (Lesser Hajj) and the Ramadan Fasting that begins Thursday.
“While away, the President-elect will also use the opportunity to plan his transition programme.
“He has directed all the senior aides and campaign staff to also go and observe a short rest.
“He is expected back in the country soon,” the statement said.
It enjoined the media “to stop publishing rumours and unsubstantiated claims and to always seek clarifications from our office.”