After what seemed a break from attacking her husband or his appointees on social media, First Lady Aisha Buhari is back in the news with a coded salvo directed at the Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Ali Isa Pantami.
Pantami appeared to be the target of Aisha Buhari in an Instagram post on Sunday.
Aisha Buhari shared a video showing Pantami shedding tears during one of his sermons.
The minister burst into tears after his reciter read a verse of the Holy Quran.
“That is the Garden we shall give as their own to those of Our servants who were devout,” read the reciter from Surah Maryam, Verse 63.
In response, Pantami sobbed, “O Allah! Make me one of them. O Allah! Make me one of them!”
The First Lady, who posted the video, attached a short Hausa sentence to it.
“A chire tsoro a yi abinda ya dace”, which can be interpreted as “Be courageous to do the right thing”.
It is unclear why the president’s wife posted this video, which is currently generating attention on social media.
She put up the post three weeks after Pantami joined Yusuf, her son, with Zahra Bayero, at Bichi Central mosque in Kano.
The wedding was the talk of the town.
Aisha Buhari has on different occasions criticised her husband or those around him publicly, however, the reason for the attack on Pantami appears to be a mystery at the moment.
Meanwhile, GreenWhiteGreen GWG reports that the Instagram post has been locked from comments deepening the issue as to why Aisha Buhari threw the shot at Pantami.
Aisha Buhari it would be recalled had severally had public spats with some key administration officials and policies of the Muhammadu Buhari government, especially in the first term when she warned that she may not campaign for the husband’s re-election.
Source: Daily Trust