First Lady Aisha, Jonathan collaborate on women, girls issues

The First Lady, Aisha Buhari has hosted her immediate successor in office, Dame Patience Jonathan, at the presidential villa, Abuja to discuss how to improve women’s participation in politics as well as the girl child education in the country.

They also discussed the former First Lady’s pet project, “Women for Change.”

Mrs Buhari disclosed these in a  series of tweets on her personal handle, @aishambuhari on Tuesday, informing that the meeting took place on Monday.

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She said she was delighted to receive Mrs Jonathan and listened to her experience.

Accompanying her tweets with several pictures from the meeting, the First Lady said: “Yesterday, I received my predecessor, Her Excellency Dame Patience Jonathan at the State House.

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

“We also discussed girl child education and her pet project ‘Women for Change.”

“I got to hear her experience during her tenure and listened to her perspectives on issues affecting women and children in society.

“It was really nice having her around and I look forward to having more of such moments.”

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