Aisha Buhari dedicates award to Nigerian Military

Timothy Choji, Abuja

Mrs Aisha Buhari receiving African Women's award from Belgian Deputy PM

The wife of the Nigerian President, Mrs Aisha Buhari has dedicated an award she recently received in Belgium, to the Nigerian Military fighting insurgency in the North-East zone of the country.

 “I whole-heartedly dedicate the award to the Nigerian military men and women who have lost their lives and those at the war front battling to restore peace in the North-East,” Mrs Buhari said.

The award was presented to her by the Belgian Deputy Prime Minister, Didier Reynders, who is also the Minister of Foreign and European Affairs.

The President’s wife is currently in Brussels Belgium, attending the Crans Montana African Women’s Forum, where Women Heads of State and Government, Ministers, Ambassadors, Parliamentarians, Businesswomen, Activists, Heads of Organizations are gathered from all over the World to address the role of Women in the fight against radicalization and terrorism.

At the forum, Mrs Buhari spoke on “Women’s role in global security”.

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