‘Former First Ladies Spent ₦12m As Jet Landing Fees’ – Aisha Buhari

President Buhari’s wife, Aisha has disclosed
that former First ladies of Nigeria spent
£32,000 as jet landing fees whenever they
travel out of Nigeria which is a far cry from
what is spent whenever she travels out of
In a new interview, she stated this in a new
statement addressing allegations by Sahara
Reporters that her office receives monetary
and material favors from the Nigeria High
Commission in the UK during her visits.
Below is her statement:
The continuous publication of unfounded
stories by Sahara Reporters against the Wife
of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari , is
becoming a great concern. After our last
rejoinder, we expected the paper to come out
with concrete evidence of deliberate fraud or
abuse of privileges, or be bold enough to
own up and apologize for such hazy and
unsubstantiated report.
Alas, what Sahara Reporters came up with
was another conjecture of a purported
internal memo within the Consulate, which
has no direct link to Her Excellency. The new
accusation, however, has still not been able
to substantiate where Aisha Buhari made any
direct contact with the mission for anything.
The High Commission has its internal
administrative procedure, and it’s not within
the purview of the wife of the President to
ask for diplomatic files.
Furthermore, that the said memo showed
little or no knowledge of Her Excellency’s
itinerary proves the simple fact we earlier
submitted that she had no direct business
with the embassy to warrant the accusation
of waste or corruption insinuated in the
report. Part of the wife of the President’s
trips abroad are for her NGO, which is not
funded by the Government, and It is not
uncommon to have stop over in Britain like
any other country as the case may be.
According her VIP treatment is simple
protocol for a personality of her status,
which is done all over the world, and at no
point was she offered anywhere else. The
High Commission provided the lounge and
Hajiya Buhari was not involved in the