Aisha Buhari charges Nigerians to help poor people
The First Lady made the call yesterday during the distribution of gift items and packs to patients at the four district hospitals in Abuja (Asokoro, Garki, Wuse and Maitama) in commemoration of her birthday on Friday, February 17.
Mrs. Buhari, who was speaking through Senior Special Assistant to the President, Dr. Hajo Sani, further said that imbibing the spirit of giving would spread love and amity in the polity.
According to a statement signed by the Director of Information in the Office of the wife of the president, Suleiman Haruna, “the gifts exemplify the work that Her Excellency’s project, Future Assured is doing all over Nigeria, especially to the less privileged.“Her Excellency wants to remember the less-privileged on this important day and that is why she is sharing with them.”
She wants to touch their lives and wants them to feel her on this symbolic day,” said Dr. Hajo Sani.The Medical Director, District Hospital, Asokoro Dr. Abubakar Ahmadu, who led the team round maternity, neonatal and paediatric wards in the Hospital, commended wife of the President for her humanitarian services that hold wide acclaim and said the gift packs are symbolic of what privileged Nigerians should do to the underprivileged.
Dame Pauline Tallen, former Deputy Governor of Plateau State, and Mrs. Beatrice Bassey, Coordinator, African First Ladies Peace Mission supported Dr. Sani during the outing.