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President Jonathan flies Out In Two Jets To See Ailing Wife

 

A plane with President Goodluck Jonathan has reportedly left Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, several hours before the Nigerian leader was scheduled to depart to New York to attend this year’s United Nations General Assembly. SaharaReporters learnt that the secretive maneuver meant that the president was most likely headed for Germany to see his ailing wife.

“There has been a great measure of secrecy surrounding the president’s departure,” said a source close to the Presidency. “I believe that Mr. President will stop over in Germany to see the First Lady before arriving in New York.”

Mrs. Patience Jonathan is spending her fourth week in a hospital in Wiesbaden, Germany. Read the rest of this entry

First Lady Patience Jonathan’s Health Update: Illness Started In Dubai

 Dame Patience Jonathan

The “food poisoning” condition that landed Mrs. Patience Jonathan in a hospital in Germany reportedly started in Dubai eleven days ago where she had gone to see a doctor because her hands were twitching.

Presidency sources said she had gone to Dubai after the recent African First Ladies Summit in Abuja, an event that imposed an unfamiliar and grueling schedule of meetings and late nights on Mrs. Jonathan, saying she needed some rest.

Her visit to Dubai was explained as a vacation but our sources said it involved a medical procedure, while in Dubai, she reportedly had “food poisoning” alongside her medical doctor, soon after she returned to Abuja last Monday, the emergency broke and she had to be airlifted to Wiesbaden, Germany for food poisoning. Read the rest of this entry

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