2019: ‘I Support My Husband’s Call To Service,’ Says Aisha Buhari
As the 2019 presidential election approaches, wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari has declared full support for the aspiration of President Muhammadu Buhari to seek a second term in office.
She made the disclosure in Lagos, while receiving the Vanguard Personality of the Year 2017 award.
Speaking through her daughter, Halima Buhari Shettima, who received the award on her behalf, Mrs. Buhari said: “Let me use this opportunity to state that I support my husband in this call to service and will continue to do so.”
The president’s wife, in her short remarks, thanked the management of Vanguard Media Limited “for this unexpected award, in recognition of my humanitarian efforts towards improving the health and welfare of Nigerians, particularly women, children and less privileged.
“As we are all aware, Nigerians elected this administration based on the trust and confidence they have in my husband; I, therefore, feel that we are here to serve Nigeria to the best of our ability.”