Presidential Polls: Dame Jonathan Begs South East Women For Massive Votes


Wife of the Nigeria’s President, Dame Patience Jonathan, on Monday in Onitsha appealed to the people of the Eastern region of Nigeria to re-elect her husband, President Goodluck Jonahan for a second erm in office by voting massively in the Mach 28 Pesdential election.

Rally: Anambra State Governor’s wife, Chief Ebelechukwu Obiano, welcoming the First Lady of Nigeria, Dame Patience Jonathan, on arrival for the women rally, in Onitsha

Rally: Anambra State Governor’s wife, Chief Ebelechukwu Obiano, welcoming the First Lady of Nigeria, Dame Patience Jonathan, on arrival for the women rally, in Onitsha

Dame Jonathan who advised the people not to vote for the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate that would not offer them any good, noted that the opposition party is determined to destroy all the good things President Jonathan and his predecessor had built.

She therefore appealed to Anambra and South East women to make her proud as one of their own, adding that hhusband would never forgot them after the elections.

“This is the time to pay him back, by voting massively for him to ensure that some of the projects he started in Anambra State and in South East in general, like the second Niger Bridge are completed.

“If you vote for APC all the projects President Jonathan started will be abandoned, it is their way; they do not build, but they know how to destroy.”

While affirming that the welfare of women and their children deserves more attention, Dame Jonathan inssted that when re-elected, the President Jonathan administration will ensure that the affirmative action of the PDP government is increased from its present 35 per cent to 50 per cent.

In her speech, wife of former governor of Anambra State, Dame Margaret PeterObi, who assured that tthe entire South East region will re-elect President Jonathan, considering the vast projects in the region, urged the women and their children to vote massively during the March 28 polls.

RALLY: from left;  Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State (middle) Her Excellency, the wife of Anambra State Governor, Mrs. Ebelechukwu  Obiano (left) welcoming Her Excellency Dame Patience Jonathan (right) on arrival at the Asaba International Airport enroute Anambra State for PDP Women rally yesterday. Photo: Henry Unini

RALLY: from left; Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State (middle) Her Excellency, the wife of Anambra State Governor, Mrs. Ebelechukwu Obiano (left) welcoming Her Excellency Dame Patience Jonathan (right) on arrival at the Asaba International Airport enroute Anambra State for PDP Women rally yesterday. Photo: Henry Unini

Dame Jonathan was earlier received by Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan on her arrival at the Asaba International Airport before heading to Anambra state.

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