The wife of the President, Mrs. Patience Jonathan, was on Thursday full of gratitude to God for keeping her alive to mark her birthday.
President Goodluck Jonathan has described his wife Patience as the brightest star in his life and his jewel of inestimable value.
Jonathan was speaking at a ceremony to mark the 55th birthday anniversary of the First Lady at the State House, Abuja on Thursday.
Jonathan, after presenting a gift to Patience said: ”I thank God for her life and that she is not celebrating the day on a sick bed.
”She is the brightest star in my life, she is my jewel of inestimable value and I thank God for granting her good health."
The very elated First Lady made this known at a ceremony to mark her 55th birthday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Referring to her recent prolonged trip abroad for undisclosed reasons but rumoured to be for medical treatment, the First Lady stated that “whatever might have happened to her was God’s design for her life.”
She however thanked God for the gift of life, expressed gratitude to her immediate family and Nigerians for praying for her.
Mrs Jonathan, last week arrived the country after being away in Germany for about two months.
On her arrival at the Nnamdi Azikwe Airport Abuja, some Ministers and other government official welcomed her and the First Lady denied been hospitalised in Germany.
President Goodluck Jonathan, after presenting a gift to his wife for her birthday, described her as a shining star in his life .
He also thanked God for granting her good health.
The event was marked with thanksgiving prayers and presentation of gifts by family, well-wishers and friends.
Headlines Newsview all
An eight-year-old girl has narrated how she was allegedly raped by their 48-year-old neighbour, Mr. Peter Christopher, one afternoon in the building her family shared ... Full story
Cameroon military have recorded massive successes as they have reportedly foiled two major bomb attacks. Earlier, we gave you a report of a female suicide bomber ... Full story
Rate this article
Music sensation, Falz, is enjoying every moment in the spotlight but before he got there, he had to cross some hurdles at home. Saturday Beats ...
In a recent interview with The Entertainer, fast rising Nollywood actor, Mike Godson revealed one of his best kept advices from his mum. The Imo ...
Nollywood actress, Moji OLaiya, has joined the train of entertainers who are investing their money wisely to diversify into other businesses. Rather than remain dependent on ...
Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade, is really making a lot of men to salivate with her beauty which continues to radiate as the day goes by. The ...
Relief has come for individuals who are looking to change currency in the black market as the rate of naira to a dollar increased yesterday, ... Full story
2015 MTV Africa Music Awards “Best Female” award winner Yemi Alade premieres the music visual for “Duro Timi“; a Sizzle Pro produced emotive ballad sheltered on her acclaimed ...
There is a popular saying that anything worth doing is worth doing well. With this saying, singer, Olamide, seems not to have any regrets signing ...
For those rumour peddlers who had stated that Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh, is pregnant, well, the actress has openly revealed herself for all to see. The ...