The wife of the President Aisha Buhari, has advocated for more synergy among stakeholders to end the spread of tuberculosis epidemic in Nigeria.

Aisha made the call at the TB Outreach Programme organised by her Future Assured initiative in collaboration with Stop TB Partnership in Nigeria, an NGO in Abuja. The programme was organised to commemorate the World Tuberculosis Day at Kobe Villa, Kuruduma District in Abuja.

The wife of the president, who led the awareness campaign to the village, urged Nigerians to go for regular tuberculosis test and treatment to ensure that TB was eliminated in Nigeria.

Aisha therefore urged tuberculosis patients to take their medication regularly as the ailment was curable. She also called on Nigerians to go for regular diagnosis for early detection and treatment to ensure the elimination of the killer disease.

The United Nations Committee on Tuberculosis, TB in 2018 appointed Aisha Buhari as the UN Special Ambassador to end TB in the country.