Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari is in water over sexist he made about his wife Aisha. He was replying to reports that his wife may not support his to be re-elected to power. He stated during a conference in Berlin that: "I don't know which party my wife belongs to but she belongs to my and my living room and the room." President Buhari was standing next to German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the . Ms Merkel did not express an opinion on Mr Buhari's words but did give him a shocked, look. Mr Buhari went on to add fuel to the , telling reporters that he can "claim superior knowledge" over his wife after running for president three .
Nigeria’s first lady Aisha Buhari warned her that she would not campaign alongside him in elections unless he reformed his . Mrs Buhari said her husband's government had been hijacked. The first lady has a master's in International Affairs and Strategic Studies. She is a successful . In 1995, she opened Nigeria's first beauty parlour. She also published a book called, 'The Essentials of Beauty Therapy: A Complete Guide for Beauty Specialists'. In to her business-related , she is a human rights activist and has campaigned for the of the 250 girls kidnapped by the militant Boko Haram in 2014.