Aisha Buhari was born in Adamawa state in the family of the first Minister of defense, Mohammadu Ribadu. She was schooled in the best of Fulani traditions and cultures . She speaks English and Arabic fluently.
Aisha is a very educated person. She graduated famous Ahmadu Bello university where she earned a Bachelors in Public administration. She also has a post-graduate diploma in cosmetology and beauty, which she got in the Academy Esthetique Beauty Institute of France. Also she is an alumnus of the famous Carlton Institute of London. , Mrs Buhari is currently a graduate student of International Affairs and strategic planning.
General Buhari’s first wife was the Hajiya Safinatu (nee Yusuf) Buhari. He married her when he was 18. After Buhari was released from jail, he divorced Safinatu for reportedly receiving financial assistance from IBB while he was in prison. . Buhari married Hajiya Aisha Halilu, a Fulani lady from Adamawa State in December 1989.
4. She asked Jonathan to resign
After an assassination attempt on her husband in Kaduna, she said, that President Goodluck Jonathan should resign from his office.
“As he saw grieving families suffering with the pain of losing their loved ones and the sadness and resentment of the public, he took responsibility as prime Minister; he apologised to his country and resigned because of service to humanity. Jonathan should emulate such a leader, because Nigerians have been dying daily, for the four years, hoping that government is going to do something, but we are tired of this insecurity and increased attacks on innocent people.
Where is Jonathan? What is he doing? If action is not taken now, when? It is not enough to verbally condemn; action is long overdue.” She concluded.
5. She tries to help people
She is a board member of International human right with their head office in United Kingdom. She also helps women politicians to raise funds for campaigns.