Aisha Buhari, the First Lady has ordered all her staff to proceed on indefinite leave, as she also simultaneously shut her office.
Dr Mohammed Kamal, SSA to the President who works in her office issued the closure notice.
“This serves to inform all staff that the office of the First lady will be closed for the upcoming festive period of Christmas and New year.
“To this end, all staff are requested to proceed on leave, until further notice.
“Please note that Official engagements and work can also continue virtually as it was done previously.
“Her Excellency appreciates and thank all staff for their commitment and hard work and wish all a happy festive period ahead”.
The sudden closure of the office comes amid social media speculations claiming that the 50 year-old may be pregnant.
But the speculations have been denied by her aides.
Sulaiman Haruna, told BBC Pidgin that Aisha is neither sick nor pregnant..
“Some of these reports are from mischief-makers who don’t mean well.
“You know, nowadays, people can tamper with photos.”