2nd Time In One Month:
AISHA BUHARI OFF TO LONDON TO SEE HUSBAND
For the second time in one month, Aisha, the wife of President Muhammadu Buhari at the weekend embarked on another trip to London to visit her husband who is currently receiving treatment in the United Kingdom for an undisclosed ailment.
The ailing president, after having spent 50 days in London before returning to Nigeria on March 10, took off again on May 7 for a second round of medical treatment. This also came after three foreign doctors were reported to have arrived the president’s abode in Abuja on May 5.
A statement by Mrs. Buhari’s media aide, Suleiman Haruna, said the first lady who flew out of Nigeria yesterday had a stop over in Addis Ababa to attend the meeting of African first ladies on HIV/AIDS scheduled for today and will continue the journey thereafter to London.
According to Haruna, Mrs. Buhari would also join her counterparts from other countries in Addis Ababa to mark the 15th anniversary of the Organisation of African First Ladies and equally maximise the opportunity to advocate the voting rights of Nigeria at the forthcoming election of the organisation.
“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.
“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,” the statement said.