Former First Lady, Mrs Patience Jonathan, has paid a courtesy visit to the First Lady, Mrs Remi Tinubu, at the State House, Abuja.
The former president’s wife made this visit today, Wednesday, August 16, 2023.
She assured Nigerian women that First Lady Remi Tinubu will carry all women along and ensure a time of ‘Renewed Hope’.
She thanked the first lady for how far she has impacted the lives of Nigerian women.
She said it was imperative for her, as a former president’s wife, to also support and encourage Mrs. Tinubu on things that would move the nation forward.
• Mrs. Patience Jonathan, the former First Lady, paid a courtesy visit to the State House in Abuja to meet with the current First Lady, Mrs. Remi Tinubu.— Intel Region (@IntelRegion) August 16, 2023
• During the visit, the former First Lady expressed her solidarity and support for Mrs. Tinubu's role.
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Jonathan commended women groups for their support for President Bola Tinubu and his wife and pleaded that they should maintain their support for the government to sustain the patriotic efforts.
“You are one of the women that I look forward to, because you can make Nigerian women proud; I am here to encourage and support you because we are one country and our country must move forward.
“Twenty four hours, I am with you, call me anytime, any day, I will work with you as for the country to move forward and to be better, because it is our country we have no other place to go.
“When we talk about presidency, we have come and left, it is your turn, we that left must support you to achieve what you are here for like we have archived so that Nigeria will move forward.
“I use this opportunity to plead to the women of this country to support this government; she carried us along when she was a governor’s wife, now that she is a first lady, the sky is her limit.
The first lady had earlier commended Jonathan for her support and advices.
“We thank God that she is here on a solidarity visit and for us to talk on how to move the nation forward. I appreciate her visit, her support and all the tips she is always giving,’’ the first lady said.