Burundi’s 1st Lady , Ndayishimiye, elected 10th President of African First Ladies

by Tom Chiahemen
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The First Lady of Burundi, Mrs Angelina Ndayishimiye, has been elected the 10th President of Africa First Ladies Peace Mission (AFLPM) in Abuja on Monday.

In a communique read by Dr Victoria Ogala, the Special Assistant to the outgoing President of AFLPM, Mrs Aisha Buhari, said the election was conducted during a closed door session of the 10th General Assembly Summit of the mission in Abuja, Nigeria.

Ogala said Madame Ndayishimiye was elected alongside the first lady of Niger Republic, Mrs Khadijah Bazoum, as the Vice-President of the first ladies peace mission.

She also informed the gathering that the executives of AFLPM had unanimously appointed the outgoing President, Aisha Buhari, as the Chairperson, Board of Trustees of the AFLPM.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the newly elected president was born in 1976, and has been the First Lady of Burundi since June 18, 2020.

She holds a BSc.degree in Economics and Management, President of the Good Action Foundation and she is blessed with six children. (NAN)

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