- President Muhammadu Buhari's wife, Aisha has reportedly traveled out of the country
- Emerging reports indicate that the first lady was flown to Dubai to seek medical treatment
- The first lady was last seen in public during the Eid-el-Kabir prayers
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A report by Daily Trust indicates that Nigeria's First Lady Aisha Buhari, has reportedly been flown to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, for medical treatment.
Although Legit.ng could not immediately verify the claims, reports online claim the wife of President Muhammadu Buhari was reported to have departed the country after Sallah celebration as a result of persistent neck pain following her return from a trip to Lagos.
The first lady who returned to the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), had paid a condolence visit to the widow of former Oyo state governor, Abiola Ajimobi, Florence at their residence in Ikoyi back in July.
Though she went into self-isolation for 14 days after visiting the Lagos home of Florence Ajimobi, the president’s wife reportedly continued to experience pains.
Nigeria's First Lady, Mrs. Aisha Buhari.
In another report by Channels TV, the reported trip to the Arab country was prompted because of the neck pain that refused to stop after the condolence visit.
The president's wife was last seen in public during the Eid-el-Kabir prayers at the Villa with her family where she posed for photographs.
The report is currently trending on Twitter which has generated mixed reactions from Nigerians.
Below are some of the reactions:
The presidency has yet to officially release a statement on this matter.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that the security aides attached to the first lady including the aide-de-camp (ADC) have returned to their posts at the Presidential Villa following their release from police custody.
The aides were released following an order from the inspector-general of police, Mohammed Adamu, after their arrest over a shooting incident at the Presidential Villa.
Usman Shugaba, the First Lady's ADC went back to his post following clearance and absolvement of any complicity by an investigative panel from the Security Council.
In other news, Mrs. Buhari announced the death of one of her staff, Sani Yekini, on Wednesday night, June 10.
The first lady made the announcement via her personal Twitter handle. According to her, Yekini worked as a protocol officer in her office for four years.
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