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Buhari Is 78 Years Old Today, See What Happened To His First Wife Before Aisha

The current president of the federal republic of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari was born on the 17th of December 1942, today being the 17th of December makes him 78 years old. 

President Muhammadu Buhari had interesting historical achievements, despite the fact that he is the 23rd child of Hardo Adamu his father, he grew up to become a very successful person.

Buhari ruled Nigeria during the time of the military system of government and he's currently ruling as the president in the Democratic system of government. 

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently married to Aisha, she's the current First Lady of Nigeria. Buhari is a father of ten children which are Zulaihat (late), Fatima, Musa (late), Hadiza, Safinatu, Aisha, Halim, Yusuf, Zarah, and Amina. Among his ten children, Aisha Buhari is the mother of five and his ex-wife, Safinatu Buhari is the mother of five.

Meet Safinatu Buhari

Late Hajiya Safinatu Buhari was the first wife of Muhammadu Buhari, she also served as the First Lady of Nigeria during 1983 and 1985 at that time of the first presidential reign of Buhari. 

A Short Introduction

She was born on 11th December 1952 and she was also a trained teacher, she once worked for late Yar'adua as a private secretary, then he was a commissioner for Lagos affairs in the federal cabinet of the first republic.

Her Marriage With Buhari

According to reports, she met with Buhari when she was just 14 years old, at that time Buhari was in the Nigerian army. They got married in 1971 when she was just 18 years old.

Their Children

Safinatu and Buhari gave birth to five children which are, Fatima, Zulaihat (late), Hadiza, Musa (late), and Safinatu.

Their Divorce

They lived as couples for 17 years before they divorced in 1988. In December 1989, Buhari got married to Aisha, his current wife, and First Lady.

Her Death

Safinatu Buhari died on 14th January 2006, she was diagnosed with diabetes in 1998 and she survived with it for eight years before she gave up the ghost.

Today is the birthday of President Muhammadu Buhari, don't forget to send your wishes to the president.

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