Aisha Buhari Donates Christmas Gifts To Injured Troops
28 December 2016 News
The Wife of the President, Hajiya Aisha Buhari, has donated Christmas gifts to soldiers injured at the battlefield in Sambisa Forest.
Distributing the items on her behalf at Maimalari cantonment, Maiduguri, the Borno state governor’s wife and the Chairperson of Mrs Aisha Buhari’s Committee on Distribution of Donated Items,Hajiya Nana Shettima said the gesture was to celebrate Christmas festivities with the injured and to appreciate their efforts in restoring peace.
“Both religions say how good and pleasant it is when God makes us enjoy together in peace, tranquillity, 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 said.
She commended the gallant troops in crushing the remnants and restoring peace to Borno, the north-eastern region of the country and the nation at large.
Shettima also visited other injured troops at the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital, Maiduguri.