…By Joseph Benjamin for TDPel Media.
The outgoing First Lady, Aisha Buhari, has taken it upon herself to officially acquaint the wife of the President-elect, Oluremi Tinubu, with her duties as the First Lady of Nigeria.
This transition of responsibilities took place during a meeting at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, where Buhari handed over documents and the seal of the African First Ladies Peace Mission to Tinubu.
Buhari expressed her confidence in Tinubu’s capability to fulfill the responsibilities ahead.
Transition of Engagements:
The visit from Oluremi Tinubu to the Presidential Villa signified the official transition of engagements in the office of the first lady of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
As the inauguration date for the new administration approached, this meeting marked the symbolic passing of responsibilities.
Guidance and Handover:
During the meeting, Aisha Buhari highlighted the unique position of the First Lady, acknowledging that the role is not constitutional but enjoys public goodwill for carrying out humanitarian activities.
She emphasized the partnership with numerous Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) to assist Nigerian citizens.
Buhari had prepared a handover document to guide Tinubu in her new role and familiarize her with the NGOs they had worked with.
Appreciation and Pledge:
Oluremi Tinubu expressed her gratitude to the outgoing first lady for her exemplary leadership and adeptness in managing the affairs of the office.
Tinubu acknowledged that although she had prior experience as a governor’s wife and had been serving in the legislative arm for 12 years, the role of the First Lady had evolved over time.
She assured Buhari that she and her team would work diligently to make her proud.
The official transition of duties between the outgoing First Lady, Aisha Buhari, and the incoming First Lady, Oluremi Tinubu, took place with a meeting at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.
Buhari provided guidance to Tinubu, handing over documents and the seal of the African First Ladies Peace Mission.
Tinubu expressed appreciation for Buhari’s leadership and pledged to carry out her duties diligently, ensuring that Buhari would be proud of the work they would accomplish together.Share on Facebook «||» Share on Twitter «||» Share on Reddit «||» Share on LinkedIn