Patience Jonathan, Aisha Buhari enjoying moments together

First Lady Aisha Buhari, has met with her predecessor, Mrs Patience Jonathan at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, where they shared experiences on issues relating to women’s development in the country.

Mrs Buhari disclosed this on Tuesday on her Twitter handle.

Aisha said their discussion centred on issues affecting the growth and development of women in the country, especially girl-child education, women’s participation in politics at local level.

Aisha and Patience Jonathan explore ways of getting ex-First Ladies involved


A gift from Aisha to Patience

“Yesterday, I received my predecessor, Her Excellency Dame Patience Jonathan at the State House.

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“We discussed my efforts with regards to greater involvement of women in politics and participation of women at lower level of governance.

Aisha and her staff with Patience Jonathan

The meeting ends with a peck from Patience as Aisha sees her off

”We also discussed girl-child education and her pet project “Women for Change,” she tweeted.

She expressed the need for spouses of Nigeria’s former leaders to always keep-in-touch and share experiences for the betterment of women and children in the society.

”I got to hear her experience during her tenure and listened to her perspectives on issues affecting women and children in the society,” she said.

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Aisha expressed her deepest gratitude to the former first lady for the visit.

”It was really nice having her around and I look forward to having more of such moments,” she tweeted.