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Meet The First Wife Of President Muhammadu Buhari And The Children He Had Through Her [Photos]

Muhammadu Buhari is the current president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. He is also addressed as the Grand Commander of the Federal Republic (GCFR).

In the year 1971, Muhammadu Buhari got married to his first wife named Safinatu. The union of Safinatu and Muhammadu Buhari as husband and wife took place in the year 1971. This took place 49 years ago.

Safinatu Buhari was born in the year 1952. She is a native of Mani, Katsina State. Safinatu Buhari had her tertiary education at Teachers Training College located in Katsina, Katsina State.

In the year, 1971 Safinatu Buhari graduated from the Teachers Training College, Katsina obtaining an honorary degree.

Safinatu got married to Muhammadu Buhari on the year of her graduation, 1971.

She had met Muhammadu Buhari when he accompanied his friend who is late, General Shehu Musa Yar'adua to her father's house.

Safinatu was only 14 years of age as at the time of this visitation.

Safinatu Buhari became the First Lady of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in the year 1983. She was the first lady from the year 1983 to 1985.Photos of Muhammadu Buhari and his first wife, Safinatu can be seen below.



The union of Muhammadu Buhari and Safinatu was blessed with five children namely four sons and a daughter.

See the photo of President Muhammadu Buhari, his wife Safinatu and their children below.


The names of the daughters Safinatu had for Buhari are Hadiza, Safinatu, Zulaihat and Fatima. Safinatu had only one son for Buhari named Musa.

A photo of Fatima Buhari is shown below.


A photo of Hadiza is shown below.


In the year 1988, something unexpected happened. President Muhammadu Buhari divorced Safinatu.The divorce led to the president taking up another wife. President Muhammadu Buhari got married to his second wife, Aisha in the year 1989.

Safinatu Buhari died in the year 2006. She died as a result of several complications she had from the Disease, Diabetes.

The union of Muhammadu Buhari and Aisha Buhari was a fruitful one which gave rise to five children.

The names of the children Aisha bore for Muhammadu Buhari are Aisha, Halima, Yusuf, Zahra and Amina.

What do you think of this lovely family?

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