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October 17, 20192min1030

President Muhammadu Buhari’s wife, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, has said on Wednesday that she had acquired a property in Abuja on which she will construct a regional secretariat for the African First Ladies Peace Mission (AFLPM).
The property she revealed is worth N2 billion located in Abuja.

She stated this at the Presidential Villa during a solidarity visit by
state first ladies on Wednesday.

She however declined to state whether it was a personal fund or government’s fund that was used to acquire the property she also did not mention the location and when it was acquired.

The woman who has always been in the eye of the storm said, “I have successfully secured 2.7 hectares of land in Abuja for this purpose and the foundation laying (laying the sod) will soon be conducted in the presence of African first ladies,” said Mrs. Buhari.

The AFLPM, established after the Beijing Conference of 1995, has been
in the custody of Nigeria, with leadership rotating among African
first ladies.

Speaking on the advocacy project for the improvement of maternal and
child health, which is supported by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
and implemented by Future Assured Programme in partnership with the
state first ladies, Mrs. Buhari said it would come to an end in
December.

The event was attended by the wife of the vice president, Mrs. Dolapo
Osinbajo, wife of the senate president, Mrs. Maryam Ahmed Lawan and
wife of the speaker of the House of Representatives, Mrs. Salamatu
Gbajabiamila, as well as wives of governors and legislators.

She had earlier apologised for the leaked video in which she berated some individuals in the villa in apparent schism at the presidency.

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