Nigeria’s First Lady, Aisha Buhari on Monday presided over the 10th General Assembly of the Africa First Ladies Peace Mission at the State House in Abuja, the nation’s capital.
In attendance at the gathering is the wife of the President-elect, Senator Remi Tinubu; wives of Presidents and governors from other African countries as well as members of the diplomatic Corp.
The assembly is dedicated to peace, security and mitigation of violent conflicts.
The first lady, who is the outgoing President of the 9th Assembly, is also expected to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the African Union, while contributions here are expected to help transform the continent, promote a culture of peace and attain the Sustainable Development Goals.
Recall that a statement was made available on Saturday to newsmen by the head of Information in the first lady’s office Suleiman Haruna disclosed that the first lady Aisha Buhari will hold the 10th General Assembly Summit of the African First Ladies Peace Mission (AFLPM) on Saturday in Abuja
Haruna said the first lady would also use the opportunity to inaugurate the newly constructed headquarters of the mission along Airport Road in Abuja.
He said the event which is expected to commence on Monday May 8 to Tuesday May 9, is expected to witness the arrival of former and serving first ladies from different African countries.
According to him, the event is expected to host representatives from the United Nations, members of the diplomatic corps, African Union and the Economic Community of West African States