Mrs. Buhari who returned to Abuja last Saturday from Saudi
Arabia where she participated in Lesser Hajj was born on February 17,
To mark her birthday, the President’s wife sent a delegation
to distribute gift packs to patients at the four district hospitals in
Abuja: Asokoro, Garki, Wuse and Maitama.
According to a statement by the Director of Information,
Office of the Wife of the President, Suleiman Haruna, the delegation
included the Senior Special Assistant to the President, Dr. Hajo Sani; a
former Deputy Governor of Plateau State, Mrs. Pauline Tallen; and the
Coordinator, African First Ladies Peace Mission, Mrs. Beatrice Bassey.
The statement quoted Sani as calling on privileged Nigerians
to do more in the lives of the underprivileged with a view to
increasing the feeling of humanity among citizens.
She was further quoted as saying that the gifts from the
President’s wife exemplified the work that her pet project, Future
Assured, is doing nationwide, especially to the underprivileged.
“Her Excellency wants to remember the underprivileged 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,”