ONITSHA – March 23, 2015 (NAN) The First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, has appealed to the people of Anambra State to vote en masse for her husband and other PDP candidates.
She spoke when the PDP Women Wing campaign train stopped over in the commercial city.
She added that the President was committed to the completion of the ongoing 2nd Niger Bridge, which she noted had eluded the people of the South-East for many years.
“He participated in the burial of prominent Igbo sons, including late Dim Chukwuemeka Ojukwu.
“And before Ojukwu died, he called Jonathan and blessed him, saying it will be well with him and the country he is leading’’, she said.
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“For the women of Nigeria; Mr President had done a lot to uplift their status by granting their 30 per cent representation in his cabinet, which had never been done by any other government.
“He helped to train nurses and mid-wives to see that our pregnant women do not die any longer; thank you President Jonathan.
“Our women and girls are being employed through a lot of empowerment schemes and skill acquisition programmes throughout the country’’, she said.
The rally, which was attended by a massive crowd of PDP women faithful in Anambra, included those from the national level. (NAN)