PHOTOS: Aisha Buhari receives Patience Jonathan at Aso Villa

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Patience Jonathan and First Lady Aisha Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Tuesday
Patience Jonathan and First Lady Aisha Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Tuesday

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

Mrs Buhari disclosed this on Tuesday on her tweeter handle.

The first lady 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.

Patience Jonathan and First Lady Aisha Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Tuesday

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

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

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

Patience Jonathan and First Lady Aisha Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Tuesday

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.

Mrs Buhari 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.