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Tuesday, 27 December 2016
Buhari’s wife donates Christmas gifts to injured troops in Borno
Wife of the President, Hajiya Aisha Muhammadu Buhari has donated Christmas gifts to soldiers injured at the battlefield in Sambisa Forest.
The items were distributed on her behalf by Hajiya Nana Shettima, the Chairperson of Mrs Aisha Buhari’s Committee on Distribution of Donated Items (WIPCOMDI) at Maimalari cantonment, Maiduguri.
Shettima also visited other injured troops at the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital, Maiduguri.
According to her, the gesture is to celebrate Christmas festivities with the injured and to appreciate their efforts in restoring peace to the country.
“Both religions say how good and pleasant it is when God makes us enjoy together in peace, tranquility, progress and unity. I am not here in my own capacity alone but am wearing two caps; I am here representing the wife of the president and as a wife of Borno governor,’’ she said.
She commended the gallant troops in crushing the remnants and restoring peace to Borno, the north-eastern region of the country and the nation at large.