WIFE of the Nigerian President, Aisha Buhari has appealed to Nigerians to continue to support her ailing husband, President Muhamnadu Buhari.
According to a statement which emanated from her office, she made the plea on her return to Abuja from Saudi Arabia on Saturday.
She had gone to the Holy Land for Umrah and Lesser Hajj.
Signed by Director of Information, Suleiman Haruna, the statement said she expressed gratitude for the support Nigerians had given the president so far and enjoined them to continue in that direction.
”I want to use this opportunity to thank all Nigerians for the goodwill and support for my husband and Nigeria in general,” the statement quoted her as saying.
She urged Nigerians not to relent in their prayers and good deeds for the country to prosper among the comity of nations and expressed her gratitude to almighty God for the successful trip, while also praying for Nigerians and her leaders.
It said Aisha prayed for the continued coexistence of Nigeria shortly after her arrival at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.
It said Mrs. Buhari who arrived the Airport at about 3:15pm, was received by the Wife of the Senate President Mrs. Toyin Saraki, wives of the Governors of Kebbi and Kogi states, Wives of the Service Chiefs as well as the former Deputy Governor of Plateau State Mrs. Pauline Tallen.
The statement further quoted her as saying: ”I thank God for journey mercies, I prayed for Nigeria and Nigerian leaders and we should not relent in prayers and good deeds.”