Aisha Buhari
By Rashidat Akashat Agency Reports

Wife of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Hajiya Aisha Buhari today, donated and distributed Christmas gifts to soldiers injured in Sambisa Forest.

Representing the wife of the President, Hajiya Nana Shettima, the Chairperson of Mrs Aisha Buhari’s Committee on Distribution of Donated Items (WIPCOMDI) and wife of the Borno state Governor, distributed the donated items at Maimalari cantonment, Maiduguri.

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The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)observed that the gifts were packages containing beverages.

Hajiya Shettima, who also visited other injured soldiers at the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital, Maiduguri, said  Buhari’s act is an effort to celebrate Christmas and commend the efforts of the wounded soldiers in reinstalling peace.

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She said “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 added.

She lauded the efforts of the troops in thwarting what is left of the Bokoharam terrorists, and restoring peace in the north-eastern region of the country.