Ayesha Buhari guides Remy Tinubu on first female roles

The First Lady, Mrs. Aisha Buhari has said that her office has handed over relevant documents to the wife of the President-elect, Mrs. Oluremi Tinubu.

Speaking at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, the outgoing First Lady on Wednesday revealed that the documents of the office would serve as pointers towards the success of the office.

As the principal host to all the spouses of African heads of state, Mrs. Buhari also presented the visiting First Lady with the Seal of the African First Lady Peace Mission.

“As you all know, the role of First Lady is unconstitutional but we enjoy the goodwill of the citizens to carry out some basic things like humanitarian activities,” Mrs Buhari said.

As per reports, it marks the first official engagement and ceremonial transition to the office of the First Lady.

Furthermore, Mrs. Buhari said, “We partner with a lot of NGOs to aid our citizens, and I have enjoyed that goodwill for the past eight years.

“So, I’ve put together a handover just to guide you, and for you to look at the NGOs that we’ve worked with.”

In response, Mrs. Tinubu expressed her gratitude to the First Lady. He cited him as the embodiment of great leadership. He also appreciated the manner in which several cases were handled.

She said, “I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart because you don’t come in this role and say you know it all.

“We promise you that you will be proud of the work we do.”

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Mrs. Tinubu served as the former First Lady of Lagos State for eight years between 1999 and 2007.

She currently serves as a legislator in the Senate. On 29 May, she will resume her official duties as First Lady of Nigeria.


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