The donations which include some bags of rice and cartons of liquid milk was to support the Christian families of the First Baptist Church in FCT, Abuja.
Represented at the occasion by the wife of the Vice-President, Mrs. Dolapo Osinbajo, Aisha Buhari said the kind gesture was done out of passion and love.
“I know there are men of God and people of God here and I see a lot of Christian mothers, the youth and children too, it is lovely to be here. The Bible says how good and pleasant it is when God makes us enjoy together in unity.
I am not here in my own capacity; I am here representing the wife of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Everyone knows that she has a large heart and she has sent a lot of items to the Christian community, I am here to watch the handing over of the items to them.”
Receiving the gifts, the FCT chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev. Samson Jonah, thanked Hajiya Buhari for identifying with the Christian community at this festive period and assured the first lady that the items would be distributed to all the Christian groups in the FCT.
Rev. Jonah also expressed the community’s continued support for President Muhammadu Buhari administration in its bid to tackle corruption, insecurity and improve the economy.
Also speaking, the CAN chairman, North Central, Rev. Isreal Akanji, said the kind gesture showed a sense of unity, adding that the country’s present leadership has a sense of unity for the nation.
He expressed delight that Hajiya Aisha Buhari who is a Muslim would celebrate with Christians by deciding to warm their hearts with such gifts.