Wife of the president Aisha Buhari has appreciated all Nigerian for their prayers while she was away on treatment.
Aisha said this on arrival at the airport from her Dubai medical trip which she has gone to treat a neck problem. She also disclosed that the NAF Jet conveying them had encountered clear air turbulence that was professionally navigated by the and crew of the flight.
She disclosed this in a statement on her social media handles where she wrote;
I want to use this opportunity to thank all Nigerians for their prayers and well wishes while I was away for medical treatment. I am well now and fully recovered and had since returned back home, Nigeria.
On our way back, the Nigerian Airforce Flight encountered violent clear air turbulence that was navigated safely and professionally by the Captain and crew of the Flight.
I want to commend and appreciate the courage and professionalism of the Captain and his crew, the wonderful gallant servicemen and women of the entire Nigerian Airforce for their dedication to duty, and the quality of maintenance of its Fleet.
I recall hosting the private healthcare Providers earlier in the year and we had a very productive engagement where the issue of building the capacity of Nigeria health sector was the major focus, and funding was discovered to be the major challenge.
I, therefore, call on the healthcare providers to take the advantage of the Federal Government’s initiative through the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) guidelines for the operation of NGN100 Billion Credit Support for the Healthcare Sector as was released recently contained in a circular dated March 25, 2020, to the Commercial Banks.
This will no doubt help in building and expanding the capacity of the Nigerian health sector and ultimately reduce medical trips and tourism outside the Country.
Once again, I thank our frontline workers and all Nigerians for their steadfast as we navigate the challenges facing the entire world.
Aisha Muhammadu Buhari
First Lady, Federal Republic of Nigeria
August 22, 2020