Bola Tinubu has said Aisha Buhari as the First Lady has brought peace and development in Nigeria.
News Mail Nigeria reports that Tinubu made this statement while speaking at the book presentation of the Aisha Buhari’s first book at the Presidential Villa today, Thursday April 8.
Senior Special Assistant to the President on Administration and Women Affairs (Office of the First Lady), Dr Hajo Sani wrote the book.
The Chairman of the occassion, Tinubu said: “Given the First Lady’s achievement, no one can reasonably question the role of a First Lady any longer. Remember that there were those who argued that the constitution does not assign any official role to the First Lady. With Dr Aisha Buhari, their concerns have been forever laid to rest.
“First lady has played an uplifting, unifying role both in symbol and substance. She has been a voice of conscience calling us to be of our better self for the good of the nation and for the vulnerable among us.”
President Muhammadu Buhari, was represented by his Chief of Staff, Prof Ibrahim Gambari.
Other dignitaries at the event were Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, his wife, Dolapo as well as Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege; and Mrs Folorunsho Alakija who is the Special Guest of Honour were at at the event.