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An aide to the First Lady, Aisha Buhari, Sulaiman Haruna has refuted the media report that his boss was either battling with cancer or pregnant .
Haruna said Aisha was not pregnant contrary to media reports in the circulation .
Aisha Aide said this on Tuesday while fielding questions from BBC Pidgin,saying, she is well and healthy.
PLATFORM TIMES gathered that there had been rumour that the First Lady was pregnant which had gone viral.
The rumour thick when she returned to Nigeria after a Turkish trip with her husband.
In an interview with BBC Pidgin, Haruna, said Aisha Buhari is hale and hearty.
Some online news outlets had reported that she contracted an unidentified ailment that portrayed her stomach as being pregnant.
But Haruna said the reports that Mrs. Buhari is battling with cancer or pregnant is a mere mischief.
“I can tell you 100 percent that our First Lady is perfectly hale hearty and she’s not ill or pregnant as some people report.
“Some of these reports are just from mischief makers who don’t mean well.
“You know nowadays, people can manipulate pictures,” he added.
Meanwhile, Aisha Buhari has asked her staff to proceed on indefinite l.
The statement signed by Dr. Mohammed Kamal, Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the Office of the First Lady on Health and Development Partners stated that official engagements and work will continue virtually.
Mrs Buhari disclosed this in a statement posted on her verified Instagram handle (@aishambuhari) on Monday.
“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,” the statement read.
“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.
“Her Excellency appreciates and thanks all staff for their commitment and hard work and wishes all a happy festive period ahead.”