Aisha Buhari Opens Up:Why I Spoke Against My Husband
Aisha Buhari, Nigeria’s first lady and wife of President Muhammadu Buhari has finally given reasons why she criticized her husband in a 2016 interview on BBC Hausa.
She disclosed that she was critical of her husband’s administration because of her strong sense of Justice. In a statement sent to the 2017 Vanguard awards where she was honoured with the Vanguard personality of the year award, Mrs Buhari, who was represented at the event by one of her daughters, Halima, stated that was brought up to stand by the truth and that was how she has been living her life.
The statement read;
“I wish to thank the management of Vanguard Media Limited for this unexpected award, in recognition of my humanitarian efforts towards improving the health and welfare of Nigerians particularly women, children and less privileged.
One of the reasons adduced for honouring me was the interview I granted which some people saw as criticism to a government that I am part of.