Nigeria’ s First Lady, Aisha Buhari, was elected as the 9th president of the African First Ladies Peace Mission (AFLPM).
This was made known in a shared post on Facebook by Femi Adesina, who is the special adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity.
The First lady in her acceptance speech, thanks her colleagues for their continuous support and understanding and also for entrusting her with such a great responsibility.
She further revealed that she will follow all the laid down rules and regulations of the organization so as to ensure that she executes her responsibility with total commitment.
She then urges her fellow first ladies to commit themselves to working together towards achieving a glorious destiny for all Africans.
And in some extracts of Femi Adesina’ s post on Facebook on Monday evening, he wrote that ” With all sense of humility, I accept my election as the incoming 9th President of the African First Ladies Peace Mission” .
” I want to sincerely thank all my colleagues for their continuous support and understanding and for entrusting me with this great responsibility” .
” I pledge to execute my responsibility with total commitment and in accordance with the missions’ laid down regulations” .
She also added that ” Your Excellences, Gentlemen of the Press, as you are aware, the task before us is a collective commitment, hence the cooperation of all of us is needed for the overall success of the African First Ladies Peace Mission” .
” On my own part, I assure you that I will discharge the affairs of my office with honesty, dedication, and exclusivity” .
She further revealed that ” My dear colleagues, as we conclude this summit, let history guide us to ensure that the Africa we bequeath to our children today is better than the one we inherited” .
” Let us commit ourselves to working together towards achieving a glorious destiny for all Africans”