First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan For Another Medical Check-up In Germany

First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, may have travelled to Germany again where she is expected to undergo medical examination at St Joseph Hospital, Wiesbadan, according to sources.


Patience Jonathan

Although details of the expected medical examinations were not clear at press time, a source revealed that it is a follow-up to the series of operations the First Lady had in 2013.

According to the reliable source: ‘As I speak, The First Lady will leave for Germany and will be taken to St Joseph Hospital in Wiesbadan. Already, embassy officials in Germany are busy and the Presidency is trying to ensure that this trip does not go viral, like the last one. Drivers and security details are on standby to receive her in Germany.

“I cannot tell you for sure how soon the First Lady will return. The doctors will decide that.”

The Presidency had last year denied reports that Patience Jonathan was sick or seeking medical treatment in Germany.

It would be recalled in February 2013, that Patience Jonathan, however, confirmed the report that she was sick and cleared the air about the rumours that she was dead during a thanksgiving service at Aso Rock Chapel saying:  “I died for seven days, friends sold my propoerties hoping I won’t return”.

Patience Jonathan who had revealed that the prayers of well meaning Nigerians kept her alive as she underwent seven surgeries within one month with doctors giving up on her survival.

It would also be recalled upon her return to the country after her illness last year a lavish thanksgiving ceremony which cost N500 million was thrown for the first lady in Abuja which had about 5000 guests, including 18 state governors in attendance.

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