Saturday, February 11, 2017 9:35 pm
The wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, on Saturday in Abuja prayed for peace, stability and progress of Nigeria.
She made the prayer shortly after her arrival at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja from Saudi Arabia where she performed the lesser Hajj.
Mrs Buhari, who arrived the Airport at about 3:15 p.m. urged Nigerians not to relent in their prayers and good deed for Nigeria to prosper among the comity of nations.
The wife of the President, who expressed her gratitude to God for the successful trip, also prayed for Nigerian leaders and the peaceful co-existence of Nigerians.
”I thank God for a journey mercy, I prayed for Nigeria and Nigerian leaders and we should not relent in prayers and good deed.” she said.
She also expressed her gratitude to Nigerians for their support for President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration; urging them to sustain the tempo.
”I want to use this opportunity to thank all Nigerians for the goodwill and support for my husband and Nigeria in general,” she said.
She was received apart from her aides, by the wife of the Senate President, Mrs Toyin Saraki, former Deputy Governor of Plateau State, Mrs Pauline Tallen.
Also on hand to welcome the wife of the president are the wives of the service chiefs.
The wife of Chief of Army staff, Mrs Ummu Kulthum Buratai, Mrs Theresa Ibok Ibas, Mrs Omobolanle Olonishakin, Mrs Hafsat Sadiq and wife of Inspector General of Police, Mrs Asma’u Idris.
Also, at the Airport to welcome the wife of the president are the wives of the governors including Mrs Zainab Bagudu of Kebbi State and Mrs Rashidat Bello of Kogi State. (NAN)