June 13, 2024

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My Dubai return flight turbulent –Aisha Buhari

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Wife of the President , Mrs Aisha Buhari , and the flight
crew of the Nigerian Air Force experienced air
turbulence while returning from Dubai , the United
Arab Emirates .
Despite the suspension of international flights , Aisha
was flown to Dubai on August 7 to treat severe neck
pain .
A top presidential aide had told The PUNCH that the
First Lady started having severe neck pain during the
2019 presidential electioneering and had sought
treatment abroad .
Two weeks after she jetted out of the country , Aisha on
Saturday revealed that she and others encountered air
turbulence on their way back from Dubai .
In a series of tweets via her verified Twitter handle ,
@ aishambuhari , she wrote , “ I want to use this
opportunity to thank all Nigerians for their prayers
and well – wishes while I was away for medical
treatment . I am well now and fully recovered and have
since returned back home , Nigeria .
“ On our way back , the Nigerian Air Force flight
encountered violent clear air turbulence which was
navigated safely and professionally by the captain and
crew of the flight . “ I want to commend and appreciate the courage and
professionalism of the captain and his crew , the
wonderful gallant servicemen and women of the entire
Nigerian Air Force for their dedication to duty and the
quality of maintenance of its fleet. ”
The First Lady also called on private health care
providers in the country to boost their capacity to
reduce medical tourism .

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