Nigeria’s First Lady, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, has returned to the country
two months after she left for the United Kingdom for what was regarded
as a holiday.
This came on the heels of an alleged wedding slated for last Saturday
between President Muhammadu Buhari and Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq,
recently appointed by the former to head the Ministry of Humanitarian
Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social
Mrs. Buhari arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport,
Abuja, at about 4:30 am via a British Airways flight and was received
by wives of present and former governors as well as other friends.
The president’s wife had announced her coming back to the country last
night while leaving London, at about 8:56 pm.
Making the announcement on her Twitter handle, @AishaMBuhari, the
first lady said Mrs. Modupe Oguntade, the wife of Nigeria’s High
Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Retired Justice George Oguntade,
was seeing her off.
Speaking to reporters on arrival, Mrs. Buhari said she was happy to be
home after a well-deserved rest.
She confirmed that she was fully rejuvenated to continue the work of
improving the health and well-being of women, children, and other