Why Patience Jonathan Visited Me – Aisha Buhari
Nigeria’s first lady, Aisha Buhari, met with her predecessor, Mrs Patience Jonathan at the Presidential Villa on Monday. 90">
The first lady reveals why the former first lady paid her a visit.
Mrs Buhari said that Mrs Jonathan shared her experiences on issues relating to women’s development in the country, while disclosing the news on Tuesday via her tweeter handle.
Aisha Buhari said, their discussion centered on issues affecting the growth and development of women in the country, especially girl-child education, women’s participation in politics at local level.
Yesterday, I received my predecessor, Her Excellency Dame Patience Jonathan at the State House.
“We discussed my efforts with regards to greater involvement of women in politics and participation of women at lower level of governance.
”We also discussed girl-child education and her pet project “Women for Change,.
Mrs Dame Jonathan expressed the need for spouses of Nigeria’s former leaders to always keep-in-touch and share experiences for the betterment of women and children in the society.
”I got to hear her experience during her tenure and listened to her perspectives on issues affecting women and children in the society,” she said.
Mrs Buhari expressed her deepest gratitude to the former first lady for the visit.