Former President Muhammadu Buhari has left the Eagles Square venue of the inauguration of his successor, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, for Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.
Buhari left the venue immediately Bola Tinubu and Kashim Shettima were respectively sworn-in as President and Vice President on Monday.
Before his departure, Buhari formally handed over flags and other insignia of office to the new president.
Buhari earlier had dinner in the State House Banquet Hall on Sunday with Tinubu and other dignitaries.
The retired Army General had repeatedly said he would retire to his hometown to take care of his cows after his tenure in office elapses.
Buhari will, on Tuesday, in Daura, be hosted to a Durbar ceremony to mark his return and welcome back home.