Nigeria’s First lady, Aisha Buhari has directed all her staff to proceed on leave until further notice.
The announcement was made in a statement released on the official Instagram account of the first lady and signed by the Senior Special Assistant to the Office of the First Lady on Health and Development Partners, Mohammed Kamal.
He further stated that official engagements and work will continue virtually.
“This serves to inform all staff that the office of the First Lady will be closed for the upcoming festive period of Christmas and New Year.
“To this end, all staff are requested to proceed on leave, until further notice.
“Please note that official engagements and work can also continue virtually as it was done previously”
In another development, Aisha Buhari has denied social media reports that she is pregnant and expecting a baby.
Naija News reports that some pictures emerged online which has made Nigerians question if the wife of the President is pregnant.
The pictures were taken during the return of President Buhari and Aisha Buhari from Turkey where they attended the Turkey-Africa Partnership Summit, hosted by Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
In an interview with BBC Pidgin on Monday, spokesman of the first lady, Sulaiman Haruna, denied reports that his principal is expecting another child.