Elon Musk, the world's richest person, visited Twitter headquarters ahead of Friday's court-ordered deadline to complete a $44 billion deal with the US-based social media giant.

The caption of a video tweeted by Musk on Wednesday showed him walking into the San Francisco office with a sink “Entering Twitter HQ – let that sink in!”

Hours earlier, he hinted at being the company's chief executive after updating his Twitter profile to read "Chief Twit."

Elon's Twitter Profile Page

Six months after Musk announced a unilateral offer of $54.20 per share, there were dramatic exchanges. Still, Twitter initially resisted the deal by launching what it called a "poison pill.", later sued the billionaire after announcing he would renounce. Transactions over concerns about spam accounts on the Platform.

In a pending lawsuit, Musk has reinstated its acquisition plan on the condition that the case has stayed. The deal must be signed by Friday or Musk will be taken to court over the deal.

According to the New York Stock Exchange website, Twitter shares will be suspended from trading on Friday.

According to reports this week, Tesla's boss told co-investors who had promised to fund the Twitter deal that he expects to complete it by Friday.

Equity investors including Sequoia Capital, Binance, and the Qatar Investment Authority have received documents from Mr. Musk's lawyers necessary to commit to funding, according to Reuters.