- President Buhari's daughter, Hanan, has declared that she was eager for new photography project
- Hanan had on Thursday, January 9, visited Bauchi on personal engagement with presidential jet
- The usage of presidential jet by Hanan generated controversy among Nigerians
Despite the controversy that greeted the usage of presidential jet by Hanan, one of the daughters of President Muhammadu Buhari, for personal engagement, the young graduate of photography, has said that she was anticipating another projects.
The Cable reports that Hanan, who bagged a first-class in photography from a UK university, recently flew to Bauchi state for a private engagement using the presidential jet.
Legit.ng gathered that the president's daughter was said to have been invited to a Durbar by the Emir of Bauchi, Rilwanu Adamu, and while there, she documented the event and other tourist attractions in the state.
It would be recalled that many Nigerians had said such trips would increase the maintenance cost of the aircraft in the presidential fleet.
A sum of N8.5 billion had been set aside for maintenance of the presidential fleet in the 2020 budget.
Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, had said there was nothing wrong with the trip and that the president’s family is entitled to use the presidential aircraft.
He added that the office of the national security adviser (NSA) - overseeing the presidential air fleet was informed of Hanan’s private engagement.
According to the online medium, amid the backlash, Aisha, wife of the president, posted a video of Hanan’s work on the social media including Twitter and Instagram.
In her response to to an Instagram user who commented on Aisha’s post, Hanan said she could not wait for her next project.
The user with the name @Rukkayahsdiary had commented: “It is so beautiful Hanan Buhari. Your love for culture is what makes your culture unique and beautiful. Telling our story our own way. Masha Allah Tabaraka Allah. I’m excited and looking forward to the next one.”
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that Garba Shehu said wife and children of the President Buhari, have the right to use the presidential jet when they want.
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