Aisha Buhari: Nigeria's First Lady Spotted Traveling by Train for The First Time
- Hajia Aisha Buhari was spotted for the first time making a long journey by any other mode of transportation other than air
- The Nigerian first lady was in the company of her younger brother, Mahmud Ahmad popularly known as Modi
- According to an aide of the president's wife, the train ride is to encourage more Nigerians to use the mode of transportation
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Dr Aisha Buhari, wife of the president on Thursday, February 10, travelled by train from Kaduna state to Abuja, the nation's capital via rail.
Premium Times reports that her aide said the move was ,eant want to encourage more Nigerians to use that mode of transportation.
It was gathered that the train left Kaduna at 4 pm and arrived in Abuja at past 6 pm. The president's wife was in the company of a few aides and her younger brother, Mahmud Ahmad, also known as Modi, Daily Trust added.
It was gathered that the first lady travelled from Kaduna state. She flew into the northern state from Kano by air and then decided to travel by train to Abuja.
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One of the the president's wife's associates confirmed that this is the first time she would make a long journey by any other mode of transportation.
Aisha Buhari visits Amaechi after minister’s voronation as Daura chief
Legit.ng previously reported that Aisha on Tuesday, February 8, visited the minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi at his Abuja residence.
Hajia Buhari made the disclosure on her official Facebook page with pictures and wrote:
“I was received by the honorable minister of transportation, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Amaechi and his dear wife, Dame Judith when I paid them a congratulatory visit for his coronation as the Dan Amana of Daura by the Daura Emirate council recently.”
Hanifa Abubakar: Aisha Buhari Backs Public Execution of 5-Year-Old's Killer
Meanwhile, Nigeria's First Lady, Aisha Buhari has thrown her weight behind the public execution of Abdulmalik Muhammad Tanko, a school proprietor, who kidnapped and murdered his pupil, Hanifa Abubakar.
The First Lady took to her verified Instagram page on Monday, January 24, to express support for the demand that Tanko be killed the same way he took Hanifa's life.