Wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has distributed foodstuffs and baby kits to nursing mothers and patients in some hospitals in the FCT as part of a goodwill to mark her birthday.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that a delegation sent by the wife of the President visited the Asokoro, Garki, Wuse, and Maitama District Hospitals.
Mrs Buhari, who was represented by her Senior Special Assistant (Administration), Dr Hajo Sani, on Friday in Abuja, said the gesture was an expression of kindness to the less privileged in the society.
“This is not the first time Mrs Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, is celebrating her birthday.
“I remember we had a similar event in the orphanage where she presented a humanitarian gift to orphans in Karu.
“As you are all aware, today is her birthday and we are also glad and most importantly, that whoever we give this gift, they are very excited, happy and wish her excellency many happy returns.’’
The wife of the President also prayed God to heal the patients and to cater for their families.
While receiving the delegation from Mrs Buhari, the Medical Director of Maitama District Hospital, Dr Adetoun Sotimehin, expressed her appreciation for the kind gesture and wished Mrs Buhari a happy birthday.
Some of the patients, who spoke with NAN during the visit, expressed their happiness for the kind gesture of the President’s wife.
Also speaking, Mrs Ummi Abbas, who is one of the nursing mothers at the Garki Hospital, expressed thanks to Mrs Buhari for the gifts and prayed God to grant the President Muhammadu Buhari administration the wisdom and capacity to succeed.
Similarly, Mrs Olofintuji Akinseye, expressed appreciation to the wife of the President for the kind gesture and prayed God to grant her long life.