Aisha Buhari Apologizes Over Leaked Villa Video


First Lady Aisha Buhari has apologized to Nigerians Over the viral video of her within the precinct of the Presidential Villa shouting.

The video got out four days ago and because subject of discussion at all levels.

The video is believed to have brought embarrassment to the Presidency.

She was seen and heard in the video in a hot argument with another lady who turned out to be Fatima Daura who is the daughter of the powerful Villa figure  Mallam Daura.

Following the release of the video, Fatima  accused the First Lady of almost physically attacking her inside Aso Villa in Abuja while recording the video.

She made the allegation when she commented on a viral video where Mrs Buhari was seen complaining about being denied access to her residence.

Fatima said she recorded the video as proof that Buhari’s wife assaulted her.

She said, “On that day I filmed the video, my mom and dad were not around. So, my dad instructed I and my elder sister to move our belongings to a new apartment inside the Villa.

“All of a sudden, as we were busy packing our belongings, we heard noise from outside.

“On getting there, we realised it was the wife of the President. When she came, the door was locked and she picked a metal chair and broke the door.

“My sister who went outside was almost hit by the chair. She threw the chair which broke through the door and almost hit my sister.

“I was so shocked and afraid of getting outside because the First Lady was shouting and cursing, saying we should move out of that apartment.

“She had already said a lot of things depicting that she was being suppressed.

“I recorded the incident to show our parents and the security, so that they will know the truth should anything happen.”

However, Mrs Aisha on Wednesday apologised to her children,  family members  and  the public  for  the embarrassment caused by the  viral video.

Buhari in a statement  by her Director of Information, Suleiman Haruna, said, “Commenting on the video circulating on social networks, Buhari extended her apology to her children, her family members and all well-meaning Nigerians over the embarrassment that the video had caused.”

New aides was also approved for her by her husband.

The statement listed Mrs Buhari’s new aides  to include: Mairo Almakura (Special Assistant, African First Ladies Peace Mission), Muhammed Albishir (Special Assistant, Organisation of African First Ladies for Development) and Wole Aboderin  (Special Assistant, Non-Governmental Organisations).

Others are Aiyu Abdullahi (Special Assistant, Media and Publicity), Zainab Kazeem  (Special Assistant, Domestic and Social Events) and Funke Adesiyan (Personal Assistant, Domestic and Social Events).


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