As the rot in Aso Villa clinic continues to attract responses and reactions, the daughter of President Muhammadu Buhari, Zahra, has asked Nigerians to stop blaming her father because he cannot be everywhere.
Wife of President Buhari, Aisha, had on Monday lamented the decay in the Aso Villa clinic. She had claimed that not even a common “syringe” could be found in a clinic at a nation’s seat of power and wondered what the state of government owned clinics across the 36 states of the country will be like.
Before Aisha’s comment, her daughter, Zahra, had earlier on September 29, in a post on social media criticised the permanent secretary of the State House over the state of the clinic. She wandered what N3.2 billion budgetary allocations for the clinic was used for.
Following Zahra’s post on social media some Nigerians had lambasted her while others applauded her for speaking out. Those who criticised her had urged her to refer the questions to her father.
But reacting in another post on her Instagram page she said, “I was insulted a lot about the hospital thing and I have to tell you that I laughed at a lot of them and was really sad at a lot of them because it really made me understand that a lot of Nigerians are not as educated as I thought.
“Many people were saying that I should ask my father, I should tell him. The thing is that many people are appointed at different stages and they make sure that whatever they are in charge of works out well and they monitor properly.
“So, the president can’t be at every point. He can’t be monitoring everyone’s post. It is impossible. It is literally impossible. So there are some things happening now to help with the state house hospital.”
Apparently due to the disclosure of the state of the clinic which offers free medical care, the management recently announced that it was going to commercialise the clinic for efficient service delivery.
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