- The first lady of Nigeria, Aisha Buhari has arrived Ethiopia for a meeting of African first ladies
- The Organisation of African First Ladies Against HIV/AIDS meeting is ongoing in Addis Ababa
- The first lady will is expected to depart Ethiopia on Tuesday, July 4 to see the president in London
Nigeria's first lady, Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari has joined her fellow first ladies in Addis Ababa for the Organisation of African First Ladies Against HIV/AIDS meeting.
The Nigerian first lady who is on her way to visit her ailing husband in London was said to have made a symbolic appearance in Ethiopia for the meeting.
Zaynab Ikaz- Kassim, personal assistant to Aisha Buhari posted photos of her attendance at the meeting on her twitter handle.
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Legit.ng had reported that Mrs Buhari would stop over in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to make a symbolic appearance at the meeting of the Organisation of African First Ladies against HIV/AIDS (OAFLA) on Monday July 3, 2017.
The statement said she was on the London trip to visit her husband and convey the goodwill and prayers of Nigerians to him.
The statement said: “She will convey to the President the best wishes of Nigerians and their fervent prayers for his quick recovery.”
It added: “She will join other members to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Organisation, and use the opportunity to reiterate the voting rights of Nigeria in the upcoming elections of the Organisation."
She will continue her journey to the United Kingdom on Tuesday, July 4, 2017.”
In the video below, Legit.ng TV asked some Nigerians what they have to say about the president being away from the country for a long while.