Close to fifty African leaders – mostly Presidents and Prime Ministers – are currently in Beijing where the Forum for China – Africa Cooperation, FOCAC, is set to close today, September 4.
Some have described the event as a ‘mini – African Union’ summit being held outside of Africa. The presidents are in China with entourages but also most of them travelled with their wives – First Ladies.’
Whiles, they do not share the high-table during discussions, the First Ladies are prominent when group photos are being taken.
Nigeria First lady and wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, attended the China-Africa AIDS Prevention and Control meeting that was held in China and hosted by the First Lady of China, Professor Peng Liyuan.
Photos of the meeting, Which involved the president’s wife and other African First Ladies, was share on her twitter handle, @aishambuhari
She also posted on her twitter page, she wrote;
“I had the pleasure of attending the China-Africa AIDS Prevention and Control meeting hosted by the First Lady of China Professor Peng Liyuan.
“I also had the pleasure of meeting with other African First Ladies. I believe that together we can reverse the trend of HIV/AIDS in Africa.”
Mrs Buhari had on Friday accompanied President Muhammadu Buhari to China for the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation.