The Nigerian President made the state in a brief interview with Deutsche Welle, which was posted on Twitter by the All Progressive Congress, APC.
"I'm sure you have a house, you know where your kitchen, living room and other rooms are and I'm sure your wife looks after these rooms even if she is working. She is to look after me," he said.
President Buhari had earlier said his wife belongs to the kitchen and other rooms when asked his take on the First Lady's recent outburst.
The Presidency through one of the President's aide, the statement saying it was only a joke.