Wife of the President, Hajia Aisha Buhari has reiterated her unflinching support and loyalty to the administration of her husband President Muhammadu Buhari.
The beautiful woman of substance made her position known last night at the Vanguard Awards, where she was honoured with the Personality of the Year award.
Represented by her daughter, Mrs Halima Buhari Sheriff, who was the cynosure of all eyes, Hajiya Aisha said.
“I need to state that my position was as a result of my sense of justice and not confrontation or disrespect. I was brought up to stand by the truth and this is how I have always been”, the First Lady said.
She added that “As we are all aware, Nigerians elected this administration based on the trust and confidence they have in my husband. I therefore feel that we are here to serve Nigerians to the best of our ability. Let me use this opportunity to state that I support my husband in this call to service and will continue to do so.”
The grand event which was held at Eko Hotel and Suites, also honoured Governors Okezie Ikpeazu (Abia), Abdullahi Umar Ganduje (Kano), Seriake Dickson (Bayelsa), Darius Dickson Ishaku (Taraba) and Mohammed Abubakar (Bauchi), as they received Vanguard Governor of the Year 2017 Award.
Mr Emeka Emuwa, GMD/CEO of Union Bank of Nig Plc, and Alhaji (Dr) Muhammadu Indimi were honoured as Vanguard Banker of the Year 2017, and Vanguard Businessman of the Year 2017, respectively.
Vanguard Lifetime Achievers Award 2017 recipients were General Abdulsalami Abubakar, Prof. Grace Alele-Williams, Alabo Tonye Graham Douglas, Commodore Elitu Ukiwe, Chief Sunday Adegeye (aka King Sunny Ade), Chief Ade Ojo and Dr. Oba Otudeko.