The wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, has thanked Nigerians for the prayers offered for her ailing son, Yusuf, has informed all that his is stable and recuperating. Yusuf was involved in bike accident on December 26, last year around Gwarimpa, Abuja. He sustained a head injury and broken limb. According to a message posted on her Instagram page, @aishambuhari, Mrs Buhari thanked all Nigerians for their prayers and also the medical team whom she said ensured that Yusuf remained stable while receiving treatment. Minister of Health Prof. Isaac Adewole, she noted, headed the medical team attending to her son. The message read: “On behalf of my family, I will like to thank well-meaning Nigerians for their prayers in the past weeks.
Aisha Yesufu, Co-convener of Bring Back Our Girls Group on Sunday encouraged wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha to fight for the best medical care for her son. Aisha Buhari who has been on bed rest since Yusuf’s accident was on Friday admitted at Cedarcrest Hospital for high blood pressure. The BBOG Convener via her twitter page urged the First lady to be strong and fight for the best medical care for her son. According to her, Yusuf’s case should not be taken lightly as head injuries could be dangerous. She wrote “Dear Mrs Aisha Muhammadu Buhari @aishambuhari This is from one mother to another. I hope you are feeling much better. ” I want to say to you GET UP from that bed. Dig deep into yourself and find the strength to get out of bed and fight for your son. He needs you
Aisha, mother of ailing Yusuf and wife of President Muhammadu Buhari has been placed in bed rest at Cedacrest Hospital in the nation’s capital, Abuja, Daily Post reports. The private health facility is where Yusuf was rushed to Tuesday night after his involvement in a bike accident. A source told our correspondent that top government officials – elected and appointed – visited the hospital today. “Ministers, Governors, EFCC chairman among many others were at Cedacrest today”, he said. “Yusuf is not in good shape. His condition has taken serious toll on his mother, Aisha. “I can confirm to you that she was still on bed rest as at this evening”, he said. Meanwhile, staff of the presidential villa earlier on Thursday in Abuja offered special prayers for the quick recovery of the pres
The All Progressives Congress (APC) Senator, representing Bauchi Central senatorial district at the Senate, Isah Misau has again accused the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, of allegedly purchasing two Prado SUVs for President Muhammadu Buhari’s Wife, Mrs. Aisha, for personal use. Misau who seems not to have exhausted alleged acts of corruptions being perpetrated by the IGP made this latest disclosure on Wednesday when he appeared before the eight-member Ad-hoc Committee of the Senate led by Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Francis Alimikhena (APC, Edo North). The senator, who appeared before the committee probing alleged acts of corruption he leveled against Idris, narrated to the committee how the First Lady, through his Aide de Camp, had asked for a Sienna
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has frowned at reports in the media that the planned probe of budgetary allocations to the Aso Rock clinic by a committee of the House of Representatives included his administration, stating that he had no questions to answer on the issue as he was not responsible for implementing the 2015 budget. Jonathan said the repeated mention of his name was the usual practice of making him a “scapegoat for the misdeeds of others”. Recall that following revelations by Aisha Buhari, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, that the Aso Rock clinic was shockingly lacking in basic consumables like cotton wool and syringe despite billions allocated to it, the House of Representatives had instituted a probe which it said would cover budgetary allocations to the clinic i
Members of the House of Representatives on Thursday moved that the alleged deplorable state of the Presidential Villa Clinic should be investigated by the Committee on Health Services and report back within 3weeks. This is coming after several backslash on the deplorable state of the clinic by the President's family. This was sequel to a motion sponsored by Rep Henry Archibong, PDP, Akwa Ibom, entitled:’Need To Investigate The Deplorable Condition Of The State Clinic And The Alleged Deductions From The Salaries And Allowances Of The Medical Staff’. The House unanimously voted in support of the investigation as the presiding officer, Yakubu Dogara put the motion to a voice vote.
Abuja based Lecturer and lawyer, Daniel Bwala, has criticised the Presidency over what he perceives as ‘corruption residing in the power house’ following an allegation leveled against the Chief Medical Director (CMD) of the State House Clinic, Dr. Hussain Munir, by the First Lady, Aisha Buhari. The President’s wife had during the opening of a two-day Stakeholders meeting held in Abuja two days ago, slammed the CMD over lack of facilities and medicines at the State House medical centre, despite budgetary allocation of N3.8bn. But appearing on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily, Bwala said corruption no doubt dwelt in the ‘powerhouse.’ He added, “It is intriguing actually. I hold the view that if a place is called a hospital, and you don’t have the basis that syringes, hand gloves,
President Muhammadu Buhari who recently returned from his medical vacation in London, is expected in Katsina state today en route Daura his hometown, where he is expected to spend the entire Sallah celebrations. Buhari would land at the Umaru Musa Yaradua International Airport and thereafter use a presidential chopper to fly to his country home in Daura. Katsina Governor, Aminu Masari, has already taken to Twitter to welcome the President. He tweeted: “Our leader and President@MBuhari; As we, today, await your arrival to Katsina en route to Daura, our prayers are always with you Sir.” Buhari’s wife, Aisha, will however be be joining millions of Muslims to participate in this year’s Hajj pilgrimage. She departed Abuja for Mecca, Saudi Arabia on Monday the 28th.
Nigerians have reacted with mixed feelings to President Muhammadu Buhari’s address to the nation on Monday, two days after he returned from medical vacation in the UK. The speech which did not last up to 10 minutes, addressed issues majorly bordering on security and also the wrong use of social media in spreading fake news. Some of the reactions on Twitter were positive, with some users happy with Buhari’s return after over 100 days away. Others were furious with the brevity of the speech and were left uninspired. Here are some of them: @Gentlelookz: So My President spoke to us for 5mins @kanebi247: All the Nigerian presidents have been useless… Only obasanjo tried the rest useless @rijiriji: Well, good to know the President is back. Now can we see your handwork asap? #BuhariSpeaks @Maxwel
The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has said the likely refusal of President Muhammadu Buhari or his Vice, Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, cannot stop the final process of amendment of the Constitution. The Senate President, revealed that it was with conviction on that, that the 8th National Assembly approved the removal of Presidential assent to an amended the Constitution. Recall, that the 7th Assembly had in 2015, while reviewing the 1999 Constitution, approved the removal of Presidential assent from the process of the amendment. However, Saraki said going by the process of amending the Constitution, the final decision of Federal and State Legislatures, should be seen as the decision of the people. “Well, to me, if two-thirds of the National Assembly agree to something, and two-third