By Cyril Mbah, Abuja
The First Lady and wife of President, Aisha Buhari has advised youths to imbibe patience and tolerance as prime virtues while striking out in life with their new wives to build a family.
Aisha said: “the secret of successful marriages is in patience and tolerance for your partner. I urge you to banish anger, mistrust and impatience from your home.”
The First Lady made the remarks in a letter to Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to President Buhari on Media and Publicity to mark the wedding of his son, Muhammed to Zuwaira Umar Faruk last weekend and pledged that she will continue to pray for the success of the marriage.
“We also pray to God Almighty to bless this marriage and make their home a happy one to enjoy their union as husband and wife.”
Meanwhile, President Buhari was represented at the wedding by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, the Minister of Defence, retired Major General Bashir Magashi and the Permanent Secretary in the State House, Jalal Arabi.
The Governor of Kano State, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje received the bride on behalf of Muhammad Garba Shehu at the event which was also attended by Governors Abubakar Badaru of Jigawa State, Simon Lalong of Plateau State, Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi State and Edo State Governor, Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki. The wedding Fatiha took place at the An-Noor Mosque, Wuse, Abuja.