Being the leader of a country is no easy feat. It requires many angles of expertise that comes in the form of advisors, cabinet members and other employees working under the commander-in-chief.
Most of the time, the first lady is also a pivotal position that requires the support of the president and his constituents.
However, what happens when the first-lady oversteps her boundaries and does more harm than good?
Scroll through to learn about the African first ladies who were neck-deep in their husband’s affairs and got into trouble: