First lady of Nigeria Aisha Buhari,had advised women and
youths in Bauchi State to work hard and acquire knowledge to enable them benefit from opportunities that will be coming their way.Mrs. Buhari made this known at the closing ceremony of the Skills Acquisition and Empowerment Training Programme initiated and sponsored by her pet project, Future Assured. the event took place on Thursday at the Multipurpose Indoor Sports Hall, in Bauchi.
Citing herself as an example, Mrs. Buhari urged women and children, to acquire education as she did after her marriage that she went back to school.
“You know, when I got married, I just finished my secondary school education. I didn’t think my husband will be President again, but I still continued with my education and this is where God has brought me to today.
“I want to call on our people with a strong voice, education has become a compulsory thing that we must acquire.
“We must understand English and know how to speak it so that when any intervention comes, we will benefit from it. So, please, for God’s sake, people should continue to go to school even if you will not work in an office and earn money, but, so that, when opportunities come up tomorrow, you will not be left out.
“So, nobody should relent or give up in going to school to acquire knowledge. We should keep reading and schooling for the benefit of the society.”