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Aisha Buhari hosts Turkish First-lady



The First Lady, Aisha Buhari, says the visit of Turkish First Lady Emine Erdogan, will strengthen efforts in providing the needed support for girl-child education, women empowerment, maternal and child health.

Mrs Buhari was speaking when she received the Turkish first lady at the side-line of a bilateral meeting between Nigeria`s President Muhammadu Buhari and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey at the State House, Abuja.

“I really appreciate Mrs Erdogan for the visit and this will go a long way in strengthening the relationship between my pet project, Aisha Buhari Foundation and her Foundation.

She reaffirmed her commitment to supporting the girl-child education and the less privileged, especially children in the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps.

Mrs Buhari said the visit availed them the opportunity to strengthen their existing relations with a view to finding solutions to the incessant cases of domestic violence, women’s rights and child abuse.

The two first ladies, who met behind closed-doors, expressed their desire to strengthen relationship to secure the future of Nigerian women and children through their individual foundation. (NAN)

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