THe First Lady, Aisha Buhari, has expressed appreciation to President Muhammadu Buhari for the approval of six aides to her office.
Mrs Buhari expressed her feelings on Wednesday when she received wives of Governors who visited her at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Those appointed are Dr Mairo Al-Makura, Special Assistant on African First Ladies Peace Mission (AFLPM), and Mr Muhammed Albishir as Special Assistant on Organisation of African First Ladies for Development (OAFLAD).
Also appointed are Mr Wole Aboderin, Special Assistant on Non-Governmental Organisations, and Mr Aliyu Abdullahi as Special Assistant on Media and Publicity.
Others are Zainab Kazeem, Special Assistant on Domestic and Social Events, and Funke Adesiyan, Personal Assistant on Domestic and Social Events in the office of first lady.
The appointments take immediate effect. (NAN)
Edited by Muhammad Suleiman Tola
COVID-19: Aisha Buhari renovates 15-bed capacity facility in Nasarawa
Buhari also built two sanitary and administrative block in the facility.
Buhari, who was represented by Dr Haji Sani, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Women Affairs and Administration, said the facility was part of her effort towards supporting the state in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic.
She urged the management of the centre to ensure proper maintenance of the facility.
The first lady also distributed personal protective equipments (PPEs), food items and other medical equipments.
In his response, the Nasarawa State deputy governor and Chairman, State Taskforce on COVID-19, Dr Emmanuel Akabe, thanked the first lady for the gesture and promised to make judicious use of the facility.
Akabe said the state government was making frantic efforts towards containing the spread of the pandemic in the state.
He said the facility would be used as one of the isolation centres to cater for the COVID-19 patients in the state.
Also speaking, the Chief Medical Director, Nasarawa State Hospitals Management Board, Dr Usman George, expressed appreciation to the first lady for the gesture.
George said that the facility was one of the site identified by the state government to treat COVID-19 patients.
”We want to make proper use of this place to have a unilateral flow where you have donning areas where you have personal protective equipments and areas where you remove the personal protective equipments.
COVID-19: Aisha Buhari donates equipment to Yobe govt
The First Lady, represented byAlhaji Bama’aji Kukawa, made the donation through her pet project “Future Assured programme”.
While presenting the materials, Kukawa said the equipment were donated to Yobe State University Teaching Hospital, Specialists’ Hospital and Maryam Abacha Family Support Hospital, all in Damaturu.
Receiving the items, Yobe Governor, Mai Mala Buni, said the intervention would complement, as well as add value to the prevention and control measures of the state government to curb the spread of coronavirus in the state.
“I am also pleased to inform you that Yobe state government had long before the report of any suspected case in the state, taken adequate measures for possible eventualities.
“Government constituted COVID-19 Prevention and Control Committee under the chairmanship of His Excellency, the Deputy Governor, Mr Idi Gubana, with other critical stakeholders serving as members.
“We have also established three isolation centers equipped with the necessary equipment at the Yobe State Teaching Hospital, the Specialists’ Hospital and the Federal Medical Center Nguru” Buni said.
According to the Governor, government has coverted GAAT Hotel into an isolation center to cater for those who test positive.
The items donated include hand sanitizers, surgical face masks, respiratory masks, goggles, protective suits and drugs.
Edited By: Kevin Okunzuwa (NAN)
COVID-19: Aisha Buhari donates food items to widows, vulnerable women
The First Lady, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has donated food items, hand sanitisers and face masks to widows and vulnerable women to cushion the effect of the COVID-19 lockdown.
The Minister of Women Affairs, Mrs Pauline Tallen, on Thursday in Abuja, said the palliative was donated by the wife of the President to be distributed to the beneficiaries through the ministry, who had the records of vulnerable and widows.
Tallen, therefore, urged the representatives of the women group to make judicious use of the palliative and to ensure that the most vulnerable and needy women in the various groups benefitted from the gesture.
Mrs Aisha Baba-Ringo, President, FCT Widows Association, said the gesture would assist widows to cushion the hardship caused by COVID-19 lockdown.
Baba-Ringo, added that members of the association, who are mostly affected by economic hardship, would use the food items to feed their children.
Also, Mrs Felicia Sani, National President, Market Women Association of Nigeria, commended the efforts of the first lady and the minister, which she said would bring succour to their members.
The Amira, FCT, FOMWAN, Mrs Bola Usman, said the items distributed was timely and would provide succour to the women and their families especially during the fasting.
Similarly, Mrs Victoria Ihesiulor, Representing Women wing, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), assured the minister that the items would get to the vulnerable and the needy in the organisation.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the items distributed include rice, millet, sugar, groundnut oil, tomato paste, milk, hand sanitiser and face masks.
Edited By: Tayo Ikujuni/Felix Ajide (NAN)
Lockdown: 500,000 households to benefit from Aisha Buhari’s donation in Kano
Wife of the President, Hajiya Aisha Buhari, through her foundation, ‘Future Assured’, has donated 16 trucks of assorted food items and for distribution to 500,000 households in Kano State.
Mrs Buhari also donated Personal Protective Equipments (PPE) to the Kano State Government, as her contribution towards stopping the spread of Coronavirus in the state.
News Agency of Nigeria reports that the President’s wife, represented by her Special Assistant on Administration, Alhaji Hadi Uba, said on Monday in Kano that the support was aimed at cushioning the effects of the current lockdown in the state
According to her, the food items which included rice, spaghetti, milk, and cooking oil, will be distributed to the needy by the foundation in collaboration with the state government.
“And these food items will be distributed to about 500,000 households in the state.
“Some of the drugs and preventive materials, will be kept at Aisha Buhari Hospital, while some will be given to hospitals for onward distribution to the public.
“We donated 300,000 surgical gloves, 300,000 face masks, 300,000 cartons of hand sanitisers, 10 automatic dispensers and protective gowns among other things,” she said.
Receiving the donation, the Commissioner for Information, Mr Muhammad Garba commended the President’s wife for the laudable gesture, saying it would cushion the hardship being experienced by the less privileged due to the lockdown.
He said that the government would ensure proper distribution of the items to those it was meant for.
“We assure you that we are going to be transparent in distributing these items, and we are going to continue to sensitise the people of Kano on the effects of the Coronavirus,” he said.
Edited By: Chioma Ugboma/Maharazu Ahmed (NAN)
Easter Celebrations: Aisha Buhari felicitates with Christian Community
Wife of the President Aisha Buhari has felicitated with Nigerians especially Christian faithful as they celebrate this year’s Easter.
Mrs Buhari gave her congratulatory message through her social media handle on Friday in Abuja.
” As we celebrate Good Friday and Easter, I am extending my best wishes to Nigerians especially our Christian brothers and sisters.
”It is significant to commemorate Christ’s death and resurrection as a reminder of His virtues of harmony and peaceful coexistence among humanity.
Edited By: Chinyere Bassey/Donald Ugwu
Aisha Buhari commiserates with Kogi governor over mother’s death
The First Lady, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has commiserated with Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi over the death of his mother, Hajiya Hauwau Bello, at the age of 101.
Mrs Buhari, in a statement made available to newsmen by her Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr Aliyu Abdullahi, in Abuja, expressed her deepest sympathy with the governor and the entire Bello family.
The first lady prayed God to have mercy on the soul of the deceased and grant the family the fortitude to bear the loss.
“Hajiya Hauwau Bello lived an exemplary life worthy of emulation. Her doors were always open for all when she was alive,” Mrs Buhari said.
She said that the deceased would be remembered for her love for humanity.
Edited By: Ifeyinwa Okonkwo and
Aisha Buhari registers 639 students for 2020 JAMB, WAEC, NECO exams in Adamawa
Wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has trained and registered 639 out-of-school children to sit for 2020 JAMB, WAEC and NECO examinations in Adamawa.
Dr Nasiru Sani, the Lead Project Coordinator, Youths Educational Empowerment Programme of Future Assured Foundation, disclosed this in interview with Nigeria News Agency on Saturday in Yola.
Sani said that the Future Assured Foundation was initiated and funded by Mrs Buhari.
“The Youths Educational Empowerment Programme was initiated by Mrs Aisha Buhari in 2017.
“The core objective of the programme is to support the less privileged and out-of-school students in Adamawa to further their education.
“In late 2019, the programme registered 750 qualified students and after three months of intensive training, about 639 successful students were registered for 2020 JAMB, WAEC and NECO examinations,” Sani said.
He said the idea of the programme was to support dropped-out school children and those that finished secondary schools and had no means to further their education.
He stated that among the objectives of the programme was to compliment government’s educational efforts.
Dr Muhammed Yusuf, the Lead Consultant of the Training Programme, told NAN that the programme started with only 50 students in 2017 in two Local Government Areas of the state, Yola South and Yola North.
“Following the successful implementation of the youth educational programme recorded in previous years, the wife of the President decided to expand the programme to cover additional qualified students across the state.
” Now we have about 750 students from three Senatorial zones who are receiving intensive tutorial training on Sciences and Art subjects in preparation for the 2020 JAMB, WAEC and NECO examinations ,” Yusuf said.
He said the primary focus of the programme was the girl-child and that all students were given free electronic gadgets (Tablet) for the training.
Edited By: Chioma Ugboma/Donald Ugwu
Aisha Buhari solicits support of partners, stakeholders to end TB in Nigeria
The First Lady, Aisha Buhari, on Wednesday solicited for support from development partners and relevant stakeholders to end the spread of tuberculosis in Nigeria.
Buhari made the call in Abuja when she received a delegation from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and Members of ”Stop TB Partnership Nigeria” during a stakeholders advocacy meeting to End Tuberculosis and Non-Communicable Diseases in Nigeria.
Represented by the wife of the Vice President, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo, the first lady said though, ending tuberculosis in a country as big as Nigeria was a huge task, there was need for multi-sectoral and multi-lateral support to achieve it.
” Nigeria faces a huge burden of tuberculosis. I hope your visit to Nigeria is not to reinstate what we already know, but to assess the progress we made so far and to support us to do better.
” Because, TB awareness in the country is still a major challenge, I have been using both the traditional and social media to create more awareness on TB” she said.
Buhari expressed confidence that ending tuberculosis required the cooperation
and understanding of stakeholders.
She therefore promised to push for the implementation of the recommendations reached at the end of the meeting.
Speaking earlier, the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehinire, said the federal government has put in place, measures to tackle TB through various intervention programme.
Ehinire said, tackling tuberculosis required multi-sectoral approach to end the scourge.
He said, in spite of the federal government’s efforts to end tuberculosis, the disease remain one of the major health challenges in the country.
” Our focus is to provide resources to dictate and treat TB patients over the years, so we have to work together to end tuberculosis in Nigeria” he said.
Also speaking, the Representative of Stop TB Partnership Nigeria Prof. Lovett Lawson, said the group was working with other stakeholders to reduce the spread of tuberculosis by the year 2030.
Lawson commended the efforts of the first lady for engaging the governors wives to join the advocacy against the spread of tuberculosis in Nigeria.
He therefore called for an uncompromising effort on the part of government to stop TB .
Edited By: Sadiya Hamza
Aisha Buhari calls for harmony, re-examining of security structure to stem terrorism in Nigeria
Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, on Monday called for synergy among all security agencies, to re-strategize and re-examine the security structure with a view to stem the rising cases of terrorism in Nigeria.
Mrs Buhari made the call at an international conference on state and security held at the Nigeria Defence Academy (NDA) Kaduna.
The conference was organised by the NDA Centre for Critical Thinking, Teaching and Learning.
She stressed the need for government to look into the welfare of security personnel, saying that it plays a vital role in the way and manner they carry out their mandate.
“Security in Nigeria remains the biggest challenge, it is high time to explore new strategies and approaches, if care is not taken, we will be expecting the worse of the security problems we are facing in Nigeria,” she said.
“All criminals are members of our society and they live in our midst, parents have the responsibility of ensuring that we take exceptional interest in the development of our children,”she added.
Mrs Buhari commended the role played by women at ensuring safety of Nigerian children.
“It is our responsibility as women to fast track our activities to make our families stronger.
“We remain the pivots and motivators that must continue to moderate the bond of unity and affection in our various families,” she added.
Earlier, the Commandant of NDA, Maj.-Gen. Jamil Sarham, represented by his Deputy, AVM Ibrahim Ali, said the conference was organised to proffer solutions to the challenges of insecurity in Nigeria.
Nigeria News Agency reports that the Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Pauline Tallen, the DGs of NYSC, DICON, and SSS, as well as the Deputy Governor of Kaduna state, Hadiza Balarabe, among other stakeholders attended the conference.
Edited By: Remi Koleoso/Maharazu Ahmed
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