Aisha, the wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, has welcomed her husband back from Maiduguri, Borno state, where he went to celebrate Nigeria’s Independence Day with soldiers.
Buhari left the Aso Rock Presidential Villa for Maiduguri where he met with the troops and gave them reassuring words.
Aisha said: “I welcome my husband back from Borno, where he visited troops of the Nigerian Armed Forces at the headquarters of Operation Lafiya Dole.
“We appreciate the efforts of our gallant men who have dedicated their lives fighting and sleeping in the most unimaginable conditions to ensure that normalcy returns to the North East.
“We continue to pray for them and we assure them that we will always remember them in our prayers.”
NAIJ.com earlier reported that President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday, October 1, charged the armed forces to remain loyal to the nation in the face of agitations from various sections of the county.
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The president, who addressed troops fighting the Boko Haram terrorists in the northeast as part activities marking the Nation’s 57th Independence anniversary, said such loyalty was imperative to sustain the nation’s peace and unity.
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