Aisha Buhari flanked by associate Joy Nunieh on her right and SSA to the President, Dr. Hajo.Sani

Aisha Muhammadu Buhari has now returned to the country from the UK, closing a chapter of rumour mongering and speculations.

The First Lady, beaming with smiles, arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport at 4.30am on a British Airways flight.

Aisha said she was happy to be home after a well-deserved rest.

Spokesman, Suleiman Haruna said she was away since August on a long holiday in the UK.

Aisha speaks with journalists at the airport. L-R are (l-r) Barrister Mary Eta, Joy Nunieh and Dr. Mairo Almakura

She said she was fully rejuvenated to continue the work of improving the health and well-being of women, children and other vulnerable Nigerians.

She thanked her husband, family and well-wishers for their support and encouragement.

On hand to receive her were wives of present and former governors and many associates.