Aisha Buhari Visits National Assembly Over Constitution Review Report

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The First Lady of Nigeria, Aisha Buhari, stormed the National Assembly, Wednesday morning, to witness the presentation of the report by the Constitution Review Committee.

The Senate and House of Representatives are reviewing the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Aisha Buhari was accompanied by the Ministers of Finance and Women Affairs, Zainab Ahmed and Pauline Tallen respectively.

At the Senate, the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, welcomed the First Lady and her entourage to the Red Chamber at 11.58 am.

Aisha Buhari was also at the House of Representatives to observe the presentation of the report of the Special Ad-hoc Committee on the review of the constitution.

The First Lady and her entourage were ushered into the chamber by the Chief Whip, Mohammed Tahir Monguno, and the Deputy Chief Whip, Nkeiruka Onyejeocha.

Leader of the House, Alhassan Ado Doguwa, had earlier moved the motion to usher in the First Lady to observe the day’s proceeding.

The Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, while welcoming the First Lady, said she was in the House to witness the presentation of the report on the constitution review and to show her support, especially on the aspects that had to do with women’s interests.

Gbajabiamila thanked the First Lady for all she has been doing in furthering the cause and wellbeing of Nigerian women.

The Adhoc Committee is led by the Deputy Speaker of the House, Idris Wase.

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