Aisha Buhari has sent a warning shot to her husband of 27 years and Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari in an interview with the BBC.
Mrs. Buhari claims President Buhari does not know most of the top officials he appointed. She also claims some people have hijacked the government from Buhari.
“The president does not know 45 out of 50, for example, of the people he appointed and I don’t know them either, despite being his wife of 27 years,” Aisha Buhari said.
“Some people are sitting down in their homes folding their arms only for them to be called to come and head an agency or a ministerial position.”
She says some people who do not share the APC vision were appointed to positions because of the influence of “few people”
On whether the president was in charge, she said: “That is left for the people to decide.”
Aisha also said her husband is yet to tell her if he will be going for second term. “He is yet to tell me but I have decided as his wife, that if things continue like this up to 2019, I will not go out and campaign again and ask any woman to vote like I did before. I will never do it again.”
She however hailed her husband’s fight against Boko Haram. “No-one is complaining about being attacked in their own homes. Thankfully everyone can walk around freely, go to places of worship, etc. Even kids in Maiduguri have returned to schools,”