Aisha Buhari Sacks all her Staff Members till Further Notice

Wife of president Buhari and the first lady of Nigeria, Aisha Muhammadu Buhari has reportedly ordered all members of her staff to vacate their varios offices and proceed on leave until further notice. A top presidency source who pleaded anonymity confirmed the development to



The source also revealed that this usually happens after the first lady returns from a trip overseas,  adding that “this is not the first time, something like this has happened, citing that it’s happened before in 2020, thatthe first lady relieved her staff of their duties after she returned from a trip overseas.


Reports had quoted the terse statement posted on Aisha Buhari’s official Instagram handle (@aishambuhari), signed by Dr. Mohammed Kamal, Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the Office of the First Lady on Health and Development Partners.


Kamal stated that official engagements and work will continue virtually.


“This serves to inform all staff that the office of the First Lady will be closed for the upcoming festive period of Christmas and New Year, “To this end, all staff are requested to proceed on leave, until further notice.


“Please note that official engagements and work can also continue virtually as it was done previously.” But the said statement appeared to had been pulled down few hours after it was posted.


Last year also the First Lady had directed one of her closest aide who had returned from oversee trip to go on self isolation. Sulaiman Haruna, an aide to Aisha Buhari could not be reached for comments at press time, as he did not pick the calls put to him. reported earlier that First Lady Aisha  was part of the entourage that followed President Buhari to Istanbul on Turkey-African Partnership Summit and returned on Sunday.


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