Nollywood actress, Funke Adesiyan has been appointed the Personal Assistant to the First Lady on Domestic and Social events alongside five other appointees.
Funke will resume duties immediately Aisha Buhari returns from London.
The movie star joined active politics when she emerged as the southwest coordinator for Mallam Shekarau’s presidential campaign, 8 years ago.
She was a member of the Peoples Democratic Party where she contested for a seat at the Oyo State House of Assembly until 2018 when she defected to the APC.
She learnt acting under actor, director, and producer, Saidi Balogun, also featuring in his three cast film titled “Eti Keta.”
Congratz to her.
Aisha Halilu (born 17 February 1971) is the First Lady of Nigeria and wife of the current President Muhammadu Buhari, who assumed office on 29 May 2015 after defeating the then-incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan. Aisha is a cosmetologist, beauty therapist and author.
Aisha was born on 17, February 1971 in Adamawa State, Northeastern Nigeria. Her grandfather Alhaji Muhammadu Ribadu was Nigeria’s first minister of defence. Aisha’s father was a civil engineer, and her mother is a descendant of the Ankali family, renowned farmers. Aisha Buhari went to primary and secondary school in Adamawa State. On 2 December 1989, Aisha married Muhammadu Buhari, who had five children from a previous marriage to Safinatu Yusuf. Aisha and Muhammadu Buhari have five children together and one grandchild.
Aisha Buhari holds a bachelor of arts degree in public administration from Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), and a master’s degree in international affairs and strategic studies from the Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna. Aisha obtained a diploma in beauty therapy from the Carlton Institute of Beauty Therapy, Windsor, United Kingdom. Aisha Buhari holds a post-graduate diploma in cosmetology and beauty from Academy Esthetique Beauty Institute of France. Aisha is a member of the United Kingdom Vocational Training and Charitable Trust and the International Health and Beauty Council.
Aisha Buhari surprised Nigerians when she made it known that her role as wife of the president of Nigeria will be limited to whatever is constitutionally recognized, as Aisha promised not to overstep.. At the presentation of awards to wives of governors, on Thursday, June 13, 2019, Aishat Buhari adopted the title of first lady five years after President Buhari said he would scrap the office.