Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari,
yesterday, said that despite her present status,
she still cooks her husband’s food.
She gave the revelation at a party she organised
for children drawn from different parts of the
country in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to
mark the Eid-el-Fitri celebration at the Banquet
Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Her remark followed an excuse to depart from the
party amid dances by the children.
“I’m going to leave you soon. I want to go back
home to cook for my husband because my
children are here playing with you. Nobody is at
home, only my husband. So, I want to go back
home to be with him and also cook dinner for
him”, she said.
She further stated that the Sallah party was an
indication of the seriousness her husband’s
administration attached to the welfare of the
She said, “On occasions like this, we celebrate
with children, especially the less privileged,
including those in the various internally displaced
persons’ (IDPs) camp. We love, appreciate and
share with their present situation.
“The reason for this is to promote warm
interaction and sharing what we have with one
another. On this note particularly, we decided to
celebrate with all children from different
She charged the children to obey their parents
and teachers’ instructions both at home and
“The future of this great country lies in your
hands. You are to compliment the efforts of
government by working very hard in school and
be obedient to your parents. Tomorrow you may
become president, the president’s wife, Senator,
honourable members, governors, medical doctors,
teacher, journalist, engineer, nurse, lawyer and the
rest of other honourable professions”, she added.