The African First Ladies Peace Mission has elected Aisha Buhari as its President.
Aisha Buhari, President Buhari’s wife and Nigeria’s First Lady has been elected as the 9th president of the African First Ladies Mission (AFLPM).
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Ejes Gist News gathered Aisha Buhari was elected unopposed at the AFLPM’s 9th general assembly on Monday in Abuja.
In her acceptance speech, the Nigerian First Lady said, “With all humility, I accept my election as the incoming 9th President of the African First Ladies Peace Mission.”
“I’d like to express my gratitude to all of my coworkers for their unwavering support and understanding, as well as for entrusting me with this enormous responsibility.”
“I pledge to carry out my responsibilities with utmost dedication and in accordance with the Mission’s rules and regulations.”
“As you are aware, Your Excellences, Gentlemen of the Press, the task before us is a collective commitment, and thus our cooperation is required for the overall success of the African First Ladies Peace Mission.”
“On my part, I pledge to conduct the business of my office with integrity, dedication, and inclusivity.
“Let history guide us as we close this Summit, my dear colleagues so that the Africa we leave to our children today is better than the one we inherited.”
“Let us pledge to collaborate to achieve a glorious future for all Africans.”
President Muhammadu Buhari, who opened the summit earlier, stated that the importance of peace in Africa’s development cannot be overstated.
“Indeed, I’m pleased to learn that your forum has been working in so many ways to promote peaceful coexistence within the continent,” he said.
Buhari stated that he would support the AFLPM’s resolutions aimed at promoting peace and development on the continent.
He also expressed gratitude to his wife for acquiring land on behalf of all African first ladies to build a secretariat for the mission in Abuja.
“It warms my heart to know that when the secretariat is finished, it will serve a variety of purposes, including creating jobs and generating revenue for long-term sustainability,” he said.
The summit was attended by Fatima Maada Bio, Sierra Leone’s First Lady, Oppah Muchinguri Kashiri, Zimbabwe’s Minister of Defence and War Veterans, Oppah Muchinguri Kashiri, Toure Nasseneba, Côte d’Ivoire’s Minister of Women, Family and Children, Toure Nasseneba, and Naha Cheikh Sidiya, Mauritania’s Minister of