Aisha Buhari elected President of African First Ladies Peace Mission
The African First Ladies Peace Mission’s (AFLPM) 9th General Assembly has unanimously elected Aisha Buhari, Nigeria’s First Lady, as the new President.
This was revealed in a statement signed by Femi Adesina, the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, on Monday.
She was elected during the African First Ladies Peace Mission’s (AFLPM) 9th General Assembly on Monday in Abuja.
President Muhammadu Buhari, who opened the occasion, thanked the Nigerian First Lady for obtaining land on behalf of the First Ladies for the construction of a secretariat for the Mission in Abuja.
Mrs Buhari pledged to carry out her new responsibilities with utmost dedication in her acceptance speech, asking her colleagues to work together for Africa’s great future.
”With all sense of humility, I accept my election as the incoming 9th President of the African First Ladies Peace Mission.
”I want to sincerely thank all my colleagues for your continuous support and understanding and for entrusting me with this great responsibility.
”I pledge to execute my responsibility with total commitment and in accordance to the Missions laid down regulations.
”Your Excellences, Gentlemen of the Press, as you are aware, the task before us is a collective commitment hence the cooperation of all of us is needed for the overall success of the African First Ladies Peace Mission.
”On my own part, I assure you that I will discharge the affairs of my office with honesty, dedication, and inclusivity.
”My dear colleagues as we conclude this Summit, let history guide us to ensure that the Africa we bequeath to our children today is better than the one we inherited.
”Let us commit ourselves to work together towards achieving a glorious destiny for all Africans,” she said.