The First lady of Nigeria, Aisha Buhari has revealed the influence Nigerian artistes had in President Muhammadu Buhari’s political success.
She made this statement while urging artistes to gear their creativity towards unity,
peace, tolerance, and productivity.
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Aisha Buhari also urged them to shun vices like drug abuse, human trafficking, and child abuse.
She made the call during the launch of Sakamakon Chanji, a song in support of
President Muhammadu Buhari by Northern Nigeria Music Artistes,
on Wednesday 31st October, 2018 at the Banquet Hall, State House, Abuja.
Below are details of her words as forwarded by Special Adviser to the Wife of the President, Suleiman Haruna.
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We are celebrating artistes because they celebrated our President at various points in his political career; and to a large extent, they represent the resilient Nigerian masses that protected the President and his votes until he achieved success. She said.
She praised the artists for using their creativity to inform, educate and entertain the populace
and mobilize them towards good behavior, towards best practices and towards good choices.
I can safely say that you all have done the needful and therefore you are
partly to take credit for the improved governance that Nigeria is enjoying today.
The event was honored with a brief appearance by President Muhammadu Buhari.