President-elect Bola Tinubu is expected to arrive in Nigeria today in preparation for his inauguration on May 29.
His director of media and publicity, Bayo Onanuga, announced Tinubu’s return to Nigeria on Monday.
According to sources, Tinubu’s plane, which is scheduled to land at the presidential wing of the Abuja Airport, will be escorted from the airport by a convoy reminiscent of a carnival to the Defence House.
The president-elect flew from Nigeria to France on March 21. According to his campaign council, the trip was intended for him to recover and make plans before his inauguration on May 29.
A statement by the APC presidential campaign council had in March noted that Tinubu travelled to France to rest and plan his transition programme after a very exhaustive campaign and election season.
“The president-elect had left the country through the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja.According to the statement, 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,” the statement noted.
Meanwhile, the All Progressives Congress (APC) had dissolved it presidential campaign council.