As part of her Future Assured program for Children and vulnerable people in the country, Wife of the President, Hajiya Aisha Muhammadu Buhari Thursday flagged off the distribution of Nutrition Food and non-food items to internally displaced people at Beneshiek, one of the liberated towns in Borno state.
Hajiya Aisha Buhari, who personally did the launching of the materials at Benisheik in Kaga Local Government of Borno State, informed that the food donation is from the Get Involved project which is a component of her Future Assured Program.
She added that the food items were donations from well-meaning Nigerians across all parts of the country into her program., which according to her United all Nigerians during the lunch a week ago.
The Nation checks gathered that More than 350 households at Beneshiek benefited from the items with each family going home with 50 food and non-food items comprising of rice, beans, semovita, spaghetti, macaroni, sugar, salt, Maggie cubes, soap, detergents, blankets, plastic buckets, cups, household cooking utensils, plates, dishes ,plastic kettles, mosquito nets, fabric, wrapper, etc.
In what looks like a clarification of her controversial interview with the BBC over her husband’s government said she is particularly interested in the success of her husband’s administration.
“We thank the almighty Allah that we have started fulfilling some of the promises that we have made during our campaigns to the good people of Nigeria. That is the essence of having a leaders. When you make a promise, you fulfill. That is what we are all after. That is what I am after in particular, the success of my husband’s administration. And he can’t do it alone except with the help of the governors and their wives and all members of our progressive party, “Aisha Buhari said.
She also praised her husband for making it possible for the return of peace to the Northeast and Borno in particular.
“I thank my dear husband who made sure that peace is returned to the North East and Borno. We like to thank the governor of Borno state who worked had with his wife to ensure that the people of Borno are comfortable,” she said.
Governor Kashim Shettima in his remark thanked the Wife of the President for her care and concern to Born people while commending President Buhari, the federal government and Nigerian military for their support to the government and people of BORNO over the restoration of peace and assistance given to the IDPs.
Chairman Caretaker Committee of Kaga LGA, Lawan Bukar Wasaram welcomed and appreciates the Wife of the President and Governor Kashim Shettima while announcing the renaming if the UBE JSS school Benisheikh from Kashim Shettima to Aisha Muhammadu Buhari.
One if the beneficiaries, Bintu Hassan Modu expressed gratitude and appreciation to the first Lady,president and governor as well as security agents for the gesture and support given them.