Baring a last minute change of plan, First Lady Patience Jonathan will this afternoon return to the country.
to a source, Mrs Jonathan is expected back in Abuja around 2 p.m. after
more than six week stay in Wiesbaden, Germany. She is believed to have
undergone treatment for an undisclosed ailment at Horst Schmidt Klinik
Jonathan was last seen in public on August 28.But the
Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) last week showed a footage of the
President’s visit to her in Germany.
The Presidency initially said the ailing Mrs Jonathan was in Germany to rest.
Yesterday, the First Lady it was gathered, was in high spirits and excited about her home coming.
According to one of the sources, she spoke to some Presidential aides on the telephone about her return.
Another said she sounded elated about her return as she cracked jokes with them.
It was gathered that a Presidential jet was dispatched last night to bring her back home.