First Lady, Aisha Buhari Visits Ailing Husband In London


Aisha, President Muhammadu Buhari’s wife, during the weekend, went on another trip to London to visit President Buhari who is c undergoing treatment in the United Kingdom for an ailment which is yet to be undisclosed.

President Buhari left Nigeria for London on May 7 for a second round of medical treatment.

Recall that he had earlier spent 50 days in London before returning to Nigeria on March 10.

Mrs. Buhari’s media aide, Suleiman Haruna, in a statement issued last night, said that the first lady who flew out of Nigeria yesterday had a stop over in Addis Ababa in order to attend the meeting of African first ladies on HIV/AIDS which is scheduled for today and will continue the journey to London after the meeting.

Haruna explained that Mrs. Buhari would also join first ladies from other countries in Addis Ababa to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Organisation of African First Ladies and also maximise the opportunity to advocate Nigeria’s voting right at the forthcoming election of the organisation.

Haruna explained further that Mrs. Buhari would convey Nigerians’ best wishes to her husband as well as their prayers for his quick recovery when she arrives London.

“Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari left for London, United Kingdom on Sunday, July 2, 2017, to visit her husband who is on medical vacation. She will convey to the president the best wishes of Nigerians and their fervent prayers for his quick recovery.

According to the atatement “She is expected to stop over at Addis Ababa, to make a symbolic appearance at the meeting of the Organisation of African First Ladies against HIV/AIDS (OAFLA) on Monday, July 3, 2017.

“She will join other members to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the organisation, and use the opportunity to reiterate the voting rights of Nigeria in the upcoming elections of the organisation.

“She will continue her journey to the United Kingdom on Tuesday, July 4, 2017,”.

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