- Aisha Buhari says it was after she got married that she furthered her education
- The wife of the president urges women and girls not to relent in their effort to further their education
Aisha Buhari has urged women and girls to further their education so that they could avail themselves of opportunities that may arise in the future.
The wife of the president gave the advice on Thursday, December 14, at the closing ceremony of the Skills Acquisition and Empowerment Training Programme initiated and sponsored by her pet project, Future Assured, The Punch reports.
She stated that it was after she got married that she furthered her education.
Aisha said: "When I got married, I had only the secondary school qualification. I didn’t know that my husband would become president, but I continued with my education and this is where God has brought me to today.
“Education has become a compulsory thing that we must acquire. We must understand English Language and speak it, so that when any intervention comes, we will benefit from it.
“People should continue to go to school, even if you will not work in an office; but, go, so that when opportunities come up tomorrow, you will not be left out.
“Nobody should relent or give up going to school. We should keep reading and schooling for the benefit of the society.”
Similarly, the wife of Bauchi state governor, Hadiza Abubakar said the empowerment programme would better the lives of the beneficiaries.
NAIJ.com had earlier reported that 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.
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