Tuesday, May 17, 2016 8:39 pm
The Wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, on Tuesday in Abuja, presented N55 million cheque to parents of the missing Chibok school girls and murdered Buni Yadi boys by Boko Haram members.
Mrs Buhari presented a cheque of N30 million to parents of the Chibok schoolgirls and N25 million cheque to parents of the Buni Yadi boys.
She said the presentation of the cheque was part of her promise that proceeds from the book she launched on “Essentials of Beauty Therapy’’ would be used to empower parents of the Chibok girls and Buni Yadi boys.
She added that “the day I launched my book, I promised that the proceed will be used to empower the parents of missing chibok girls and
the Buni Yadi boys.
“And I am here today to present a cheque of N30 million to empower the parents of the girls and also a cheque of N25 million to empower the parents
of the murdered Bunu Yadi boys.”
The president’s wife said the rest of the proceed would be used to take care of Internally Displaced malnourished children.
The Wife of the Vice President, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo, commended Mrs Buhari for the gesture, saying “this shows the quality of a good leader.”
The wife of the vice president received the cheque on behalf of the parent of the Chibok girls, while the Minister for State, Foreign Affairs, Mrs Khadijat
Bukar, received the cheque on behalf of the parents of the Buni Yadi boys.