Children's Day: Don't forget your studies - Aisha Buhari to Nigerian kids
- Aisha Buhari has sent a crucial message to Nigerian kids as they celebrate Children's Day
- The first lady on her Twitter page said that children should pray for schools to re-open soon
- The number one lady of the Federation disclosed that the 2020 theme is Promoting Girl-child Education for Sustainable Development
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As a mother, the first lady of Nigeria, Aisha Buhari, has sent a warm message to Nigerian kids as they celebrate Children's Day in lockdown amid coronavirus pandemic.
Aisha, on her Twitter page, said that this year's theme for the celebration is Promoting Girl-child Education for Sustainable Development.
The first lady urged stakeholders not to relent in the efforts that will ensure the education of the girl-child is sustained in terms of quality and scale.
She encouraged children to make profitable use of the lockdown, take their online studies seriously while praying for the re-opening of schools.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that Alhaji Yerima Shettima, the national president of the Arewa Youth Consultative Forum (AYCF), had showered encomiums on Aisha Buhari.
In a statement exclusively made available to Legit.ng, Shettima described Aisha as a woman who upholds truthfulness and is ready to speak the truth at all times whatever the risk involved.
Shetimma added that even Aisha critics admit that she is willing to stand for the truth and justice in all things.
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The AYCF boss stated: "Nigeria's First Lady, Hajiya Aisha Muhammadu Buhari has become a shining example of a sincere guardian in today's Nigeria. It is undeniable that she tells the truth regardless of whose ox is gored.
"The First Lady is a guardian like no other because apart from telling the bitter truth, even to the President - when his aides decide to be silent, she has a reputation for helping people who badly need help."
Even more, Shetimma pointed out that the first lady, as mother both at heart and in person, made a lot of families in Kano state to smile by lending support to them. He said that for this and many other reasons, Aisha" deserves a place in the hall of fame of Nigeria's political, social and economic history for being bluntly frank and having empathy for the weak and less-privileged in the country."
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