Mrs Buhari meets with parents of Chibok girls.


The wife of the President, Aisha Buhari on Friday wept at the Defence House as she received two mothers of the over 200 Chibok school girls who were abducted by Boko Haram in April 2014

The two women, who also met with President Muhammadu Buhari, were weeping as they walked out from the meeting venue.

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Vice President’s wife, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo and wife of the Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha were also at the closed-door meeting.

Speaking with journalists at the end of the meeting, Mrs. Osinbajo said: “Hajia Aisha Buhari had for many months, wanted to visit Chibok.

“She also wanted to meet with the mothers. Today, we had an opportunity for them to meet face to face.

“We had two of the mothers who still have their daughters missing after a year. Hajia being a mother met with them, held them and they cried, everybody cried.

“What only a mother will do is to say wait, I want you to see your father and see what your father will do. We were all extremely overwhelmed, that at this time when the President is so busy, he had time to meet with the women from Chibok.

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“He spoke to them in English and Hausa. He explained to them how he keeps telling everybody to put themselves in their place.

“So, today, we have had the opportunity for the President and Hajia to show that they are our father and mother, for that we are glad.” She stated.



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