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Aisha returns to Nigeria after medical treatment abroad

By Oluwaseun Sonde

The First Lady of Nigeria, Aisha Buhari has returned to Nigeria after travelling abroad for medical treatment, while thanking Nigerians for their prayers and well wishes, adding that she is now fully recovered.

She disclosed this on her official social platform on Saturday, Aisha said on her way back home, the Nigerian Airforce Flight encountered a violent clear air turbulence but was navigated safely and professionally by the Captain and crew of the Flight. She commended the courage and professionalism of the Captain and his crew, the wonderful gallant service men and women of the entire Nigerian Airforce for their dedication to duty and the quality of maintainance of its Fleet.

She recalled hosting the private healthcare Providers earlier in the year and had a very productive engagement where the issue of building the capacity of Nigeria health sector was the major focus, and funding was discovered to be the major challenge. Therefore, she called on the healthcare providers to take the advantage of the Federal Government’s initiative through the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) guidelines for the operation of NGN100 Billion Credit Support for the Healthcare Sector as was released recently contained in a circular dated March 25, 2020 to the Commercial Banks.

She thanked the frontline health workers, and all Nigerians for their steadfast as the country navigate the challenges facing the entire world. “The initiative of CBN will no doubt help in building and expanding the capacity of the Nigerian health sector and ultimately reduce medical trips and tourism outside the Country”, she said.

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