Nigeria Firstlady, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, met with Melinda Gates, the wife of the richest man in the world, Bill Gates.
Aisha Buhari is currently in the US with other First Ladies like Chantal Biya of Cameroon, wife of the Secretary-General of the United Nations Yoo Soon-taek and more for the Michelle Obama‘s “Global Girls Empowerment” event in New York City.
The purpose of the event was to continue to raise awareness for the Let Girls Learn initiative, launched by President Obama and First Lady in March 2015, to help adolescent girls around the world go to school and stay in school.
Describing the meeting, Mrs. Buhari said: “Its interesting to know that Mrs Melinda Gates is also as passionate as I am about improving the lives of women and girls. Very insightful meeting earlier today.”
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