Friday May 12, 2023
President Muhammadu Buhari and his family have moved into the Glass House at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, ahead of the inauguration of the president-elect, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu .
This was disclosed by the First Lady, Aisha Muhammadu Buhari , in a video shared on her official Instagram page after taking the incoming First Lady, Senator Oluremi Tinubu around the State House.
During the tour of the Villa, Aisha introduced Oluremi to the various areas of the house.
While stating that she and her husband have moved into the iconic residence, Aisha urged succeeding governments to maintain the practice of having the outgoing president and his spouse to reside in the glass house till transitions are over.
She said “I have taken the incoming First Lady, Senator Remi Tinubu, around. She has seen the main house; we are now at the popular glass house. Glass house is a transitional home for the outgoing president.
“I’m advising that the Glass House should maintain its tradition of being a transition for the outgoing president. As I am talking to you now, I am residing here with my husband. Only two of us here, I think it should remain so as a norm of the institution and of the house.”
In her reaction having completed the tour, Oluremi was appreciative of the opportunity availed her and the magnanimity of her host the president’s wife.
She said “I have gone around. She has magnanimously shown me around the house. And graciously explained a lot of things to me which is quite a short time and overwhelming for me to grasp.
“But, I believe God will help me to be able to make an impactful contribution to the nation.”