WHAT A LOSS: I will never contest an election – Dame Patience Jonathan
Published:25 Feb, 2013
ABUJA— Wife of President Goodluck Jonathan, Dame Patience Jonathan Thursday boasted that 100 political parties put together can never defeat the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, come 2015 presidential election.
Also Thursday aspirations of some politicians to the most exalted position in the land may have been dashed as the PDP through the National Women’s Leader, Dr. Kema Chikwe disclosed that as a party, it will bring out President Goodluck Jonathan to contest for the position in 2015.
Both Dame Patience Jonathan and Chikwe spoke at the presentation of “PDP Women in power” calendar 2013 in Abuja.
Chikwe, a member of the National Working Committee, NWC, of the party explained that with President Jonathan coming out as the party’s candidate in 2015, it would increase women participation in politics by 50 percent.
Speaking further, First Lady Patience Goodluck Jonathan said that even if 100 parties ganged up against PDP they will never defeat the party, adding that it was only the PDP that has implemented the 35 percent for women.
She said that she will never contest election in Nigeria and that anytime her husband retired she would go back home with him.