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Olejeme mourns passing of Bayelsa women

25 February 2015, 13:19Okoro Chinedu

Lagos - Deputy Chairperson, Finance Committee of the People’s Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organization, Dr Ngozi Olejeme, has sympathized with the government and people of Bayelsa State over the death of some prominent women from the state in a motor accident.

The 12 women leaders died along the East-West road in Rivers State recently.

The women were on their way back to Yenagoa, the Bayelsa capital from the Port Harcourt International Airport where they had gone to see off First Lady, Patience Jonathan.

“It is really hard to believe. It is just so sad,” she said.

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Olejeme was speaking to journalists in Abuja where her support for President Goodluck Jonathan.

“President Goodluck Jonathan has provided leadership by re-engineering the polity, transforming the socio-economic landscape of Nigeria and broadening the prosperity of the country and the people by providing jobs, upgrading the nation’s infrastructure, promoting multiple export industries, reaching the poor and rural areas, creating larger space for small and medium- sized business and bringing hope to the people.”

Olejeme, who is also Chairperson of Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), insisted that the socio-economic reforms of the current administration have made impact in the different spheres of the nation’s life.

She echoed the president’s leadership qualities.

“Dr Goodluck Jonathan is a shining example of honesty, humility and quality leadership. President Jonathan has proved to Nigerians that government is all about accountability. He will continue to educate our children, focus on health care and uphold rule of law at all times.”

- CAJ News


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