• Queries the use of $16m fund for mosquito nets
• Expresses concern on release of N12bn for trauma cases at twilight of government
Omololu Ogunmade in Abuja
Wife of Nigeria’s president, Aisha Buhari, yesterday launched a ferocious attack on federal government’s much celebrated social investment programme (SIP), describing it as a failure, particularly in the Northern part of the country.
Aisha who made this allegation while having an interactive session with women in the Presidential Villa, said even though the manager of the programme, Mrs. Maryam Uwais, who is a Senior Special Assistant to the President on Social Investment Programme (SIP), hails from Kano State, the programme is also a failure in her state.
Aisha who said she had kept quiet before now to avoid being accused of raising alarm, also described the programme as equally a failure in her own state of Adamawa, where according to her, only one of the existing…