- Th president's wife, Aisha Buhari, has arrived Bauchi for the graduation ceremony of 800 students that took part in her NGO's Skills Acquisition Programme
- She was received by Governor Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi and his wife, Hadiza
- The president's wife visited the Emir of Bauchi, Alhaji Rilwan Adamu, in his palace before attending the graduation ceremony
First Lady Aisha Buhari arrived Bauchi on Thursday, December 14, for the graduation ceremony of over 800 students who participated in her Skills Acquisition Programme, NAN reports.
NAIJ.com gathered that the programme is sponsored by Aisha Buhari’s NGO, the Future Assured initiatives, for women and youths in the state.
Buhari, who arrived the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa International Airport at about 11:20 am, was accompanied by the wife of Nasarawa state governor, Mairo Al-Makura.
Also on the entourage are the wife of Adamawa governor, Maryam Bindo, and the senior special assistant to the president on administration, Dr Hajo Sani.
The wife of the president was received at the airport by Governor Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi and his wife, Hadiza.
It was learnt that from the airport, the president’s wife visited the Emir of Bauchi, Alhaji Rilwan Adamu in his palace before attending the graduation ceremony at the State Multi-Purpose Hall, Bauchi.
The strategic vision behind the engagement of the office of the wife of the president is to contribute to the acceleration of efforts to end preventable maternal, new born and child deaths.
This it aims to achieve through advocacy and the strengthening of accountability mechanisms in order to enhance the peace and development of Nigeria.
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com previously reported that the wife of the president, Aisha Buhari, visited Katsina state on Tuesday, December 12.
The purpose of the visit was to inaugurate the children and maternity clinic at the General Hospital, Daura.
Aisha Buhari's NGO, 'Aisha Buhari Foundation', built the children and maternity clinic to cater for the health needs of under-privileged families in the country.
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