WIFE of the President, Hajiya Aisha Buhari, has described Nigerian women as critical stakeholders in the affairs of the country, adding that their primary concern is to always complement the efforts of their husbands or the men folks.
She stated this on Saturday at the fundraising launch and unveiling of the Cancer Screening Centre of Raise Foundation, the pet project of Dr Amina Abubakar Bello, a consultant gyneachologist and wife of the Niger State governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, in Minna, the state capital.
She stated this while reacting to former Head of State, General Abdulasalami Abubakar’s remark that Nigerian men are now becoming endangered species, adding that “women are now overtaking us’in the scheme of things in the country.”
Hajiya Aisha Buhari stated that: “We are not planning to take-over the leadership positions of our husbands,rather we are out to complement the role of the men. And I am gratified to be identified with eproductive Rights, Advocacy, Safe Spaces and Empowerment (RAISE) Foundation, a non- governmental agency led by the wife of Niger state governor, Dr. Amina Abubakar Bello.”