Abuja - Wife of President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience, on Monday denied media reportthat she was paid N3bn by the Niger Delta Development Commission to facilitate the agency’s 2015 budget, Daily Post reports.
The report had claimed that apart from
the sum, Patience Jonathan collaborated with a former Minister of State for
Education, Nyesom Wike, in a number of schemes that enabled them
to loot the resources of the NDDC.
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But the President’s wife, in a statement by her media assistant, Ayo Adewuyi, described the report as a hoax.
Adewuyi claimed that the report was intended to portray his principal as an overbearing and intrusive woman contrary to her well known passion for peace and advancement of the cause of women and children in Nigeria.
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- News 24