Wife of the President, Hajiya Aisha Buhari, National Assembly members and other 3,000 delegates will converge at the All Nigerian Women Leaders Conference on Peace Building and Conflict Resolution in Abuja on Monday. Executive Secretary, Centre for Gender Studies International, Mrs. Nma Love Onyechere, made this known in a statement on Monday in Abuja, revealing that the four days conference will hold from March 19 to March 22 at the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Centre. She said that the conference with the theme: “Peace in Nigeria; A Collective Responsibility,” is organised by the Centre for Gender Studies International in collaboration with the National Orientation Agency, NOA. According to her, the conference is for Nigerian women to critically discuss the way fo
Wife to President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha has spoken concerning the abduction of 110 Dapchi schoolgirls in Yobe by Boko Haram insurgents. Aisha in celebration of international Women’s Day urged Nigerian women to have a sober reflection on the case of missing girls and pray for their return. Aisha through her social media page initiated a call tagged, “Leave Our Daughters Alone” and demanded for the release of missing girls. She wrote, “Today, I congratulate Nigerian Women on the occasion of International Women’s Day. “For us in Nigeria, this year’s #InternationalWomensDay comes with a difference. We have to reflect the sad incidences of the abduction of our daughters, especially the recent one in #Dapchi Yobe State. “This for us should take center
As the 2019 general elections approaches, the wife of the president, Aisha Buhari, met with the APC women leaders from the 36 states of the federation at the presidential villa in Abuja. The meeting was attended by the wife of the vice president, Dolapo Osinbajo; the APC deputy national women leader, Chief Tina Adike; the wife of the governor of Sokoto State, Mrs. Maryam Mairo Tambuwal, among others. Mrs Buhari called on the APC women leaders to rally members to encourage candidates with capacity for leadership and integrity to contest for elective positions. A statement by the director of information in the office of the wife of the president, Sulaiman Haruna, said the party's women leaders were on a courtesy visit to Mrs Buhari at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in A
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,