The First Lady, Aisha Buhari, says the visit of Turkish First Lady Emine Erdogan, will strengthen efforts in providing the needed support for girl-child education, women empowerment, maternal and child health.
Mrs Buhari was speaking when she received the Turkish first lady at the side-line of a bilateral meeting between Nigeria`s President Muhammadu Buhari and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey at the State House, Abuja.
“I really appreciate Mrs Erdogan for the visit and this will go a long way in strengthening the relationship between my pet project, Aisha Buhari Foundation and her Foundation.
She reaffirmed her commitment to supporting the girl-child education and the less privileged, especially children in the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps.
Mrs Buhari said the visit availed them the opportunity to strengthen their existing relations with a view to finding solutions to the incessant cases of domestic violence, women’s rights and child abuse.
The two first ladies, who met behind closed-doors, expressed their desire to strengthen relationship to secure the future of Nigerian women and children through their individual foundation. (NAN)