There has been an outpour of birthday wishes to the First Lady of Nigeria Aisha Buhari, as she clocks 50 years.
Lagos state governor Babajide Sanwo Olu had taken to the social media to congratulate Mrs. AishaBuhari as he described her as a woman rights activist and a child rights advocate was revealed in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Gboyega Akosile, on Tuesday.
”On behalf of the good people of Lagos State and my adorable wife, Ibijoke, I heartily congratulate the First Lady, Mrs Aisha Buhari, on the occasion of her 50th birthday celebration.
”Our First Lady attaining the age of 50 years in grace, elegance and good health is worth celebrating.
”Over the years, you have shown your passion for the needy in our country and as a women’s rights activist and child rights advocate, you are a major critic against child marriage.
”As an advocate of women’s and children rights, your campaign for young girls to get primary and secondary school education before getting married has yielded positive results in the country,” Sanwo-Olu said.
According to him, Buhari’s passion for women and children made her establish a Pet Project, ‘Future Assured’, an initiative to continue advocacy work for the health and well-being of women and children through community mobilisation and health promotion.
”On the political turf, your ideas and contributions on national issues are of good use. You have displayed courage and bravery on many occasions to show your passion for a better Nigeria.
”On this landmark occasion of your golden Jubilee celebration, I pray that God will continue to grant you good health to enable you render more service to humanity,” Sanwo-Olu said.
Abubakar Bagudu Kebbi state governor, also joined Gov. Sanwo Olu to celebrate with Aisha on her 50th birthday. He described her as a mother who cared for her nation.
“The PGF joins His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari, his family, and Nigerians to celebrate Her Excellency, Aisha Buhari, on her golden age of 50.
“We celebrate this special occasion and pray for more blessings and God’s guidance.
“We wish to acknowledge and commend the First Lady’s motherly care to the nation and in particular, your contributions to our successes through insightful and selfless support to the processes of managing challenges of governance in the country,” he said.
“We rejoice with you and will always remain grateful for your guidance and support,” said Bagudu, who is also the Governor of Kebbi.