Wife of Nigeria's president, Hajia Aisha Buhari was in Enugu yesterday to flag off the free Health Screening Initiative programme for women in the South-East.
The screening which took place at Queens Secondary School Enugu, is expected to extend to all the local government councils in the state.
Hajia Aisha Buhari tasked the wives of all the governors in the country to ensure that the health status of women are alleviated. She also asked them to support the free health screening for women in their own states.
Those who attended the ceremony with the wife of the president were Mrs. Dolapo Osinbajo, wife of the vice President, wives of the governors of Ebonyi, Abia, and Anambra states as well as wife of the speaker of the House of Representatives, among others.
The wife of the president later inspected testing centres and watched women as they queued to undergo tests for various ailments including diabetes, hypertension, breast cancer etc.