In what is reminiscent of Aisha Buhari's critism of Nigeria's government that led to her husband, President Buhari, saying that his wife belongs to his "kitchen" & the "other room," Mrs. Aisha Buhari has again critiqued the government of Nigeria on the handling of $16m for mosquito nets.
Aisha Buhari, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, has questioned the logic behind spending $16M as counterpart funding for the purchase of mosquito nets by the Nigerian government.
She expressed her reservations about the matter during an interractive session with women at the State House, Abuja on Saturday.
She also flayed the Nigerian government on the poor implementation of Social Investment Programmes(SIP) in the north.
“I have heard about mosquito nets, Nigeria paid its counterpart fund, $16m. I asked them to give my own share of the net to send it to my village people. I didn’t get it.
“They have spent, $16m on buying mosquito nets, I did not get it, maybe some people have gotten it. But I feel that that’s my personal opinion, $16m is enough to fumigate mosquitoes in Nigeria. That’s my opinion,” she said.
In 2016, The Associated Press quoted Buhari's position on his wife's criticism of his government, saying: “I don’t know which party my wife belongs to, but she belongs to my kitchen and my living room and the other room.”
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