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Aisha Buhari and other Nigeria President wives that wont be forgotten so easily

The chair of the president's wife is also as important as the president's chair, so that in many cases, the words that come out of their mouths carry 'weight'.

As the wife of a president, some people may compare your words to your husband's authority.

This has been evident in governments such as Muhammadu Buhari, Goodluck Jonathan and Umaru Musa Yar'Adua, where their wives' statements have confused many.

Here are some facts to know about the president's wives:

Aisha Buhari:

Aisha Buhari was born on 17 February 1971, she is the wife of current Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari.

When they came to power in 2015, it was previously said that there would be no such thing as a "presidential wife's office", but that changed in June 2019 when she said Nigerins she call her the "first lady".

When it comes to public speaking, she don't feel reluctant to speak up because she has often spoken out about what is happening in her husband's government.

Her husband Buhari has said that Aisha should not be involved in politics, that she should be in the house.

Patience Jonathan:

Patience Jonathan was born on 25 October 1957, the wife of Goodluck Ebere Jonathan who ruled Nigeria from 2010 to 2015.

During their time in government, everyone knew that he doesn't play with Jonathan lightly, especially for her defensive prowess and harsh treatment of people.

Can you forget "Chai! There is God oo" was the cry she cried when she was addressing the kidnap of students by Boko Haram.

Turai Yar'Adua:Yar'Adua was born on July 26, 1957, the wife of Umaru Musa Yar'Adua who ruled Nigeria from 2007 until his death in 2010.

During their time in government, people say she was part of a group that her husband listened to before she did anything, such as hiring someone.

Due to the alleged power of the woman, reports said that she was widowed, and that she did not announce it on time because she wanted to make arrangements before leaving office.

Stella Obasanjo:

Stella Obasanjo was born 14 November 1945, she was the wife to President Olusegun Obasanjo until her death in 2005.

Maryam Abacha

Maryam Abacha was born on 4th march 1947 and she rule with her Husband Sani Abacha from 1993 to 1998.

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