Abuja - President Goodluck Jonathan has wished all mothers in the country well for the Mother's Day celebration.
It was marked on Sunday.
“As they mark the day set aside worldwide to commemorate mothers and their great, unique and indispensable service to humanity, President Jonathan salutes all Nigerian women and mothers,” said his spokesperson, Reuben Abati, in Abuja.
He added that the President assured them that the Federal Government would continue to do all within its powers to further empower them to play their immense, God-given role for the greater glory of the nation.
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“President Jonathan reaffirms that his administration will continue to progressively strengthen its affirmative action’s in favour of girls, women and mothers while intensifying its actions aimed at promoting gender equality in the nation.”
The President has attended a special service at the Presidential Villa to commemorate Mothers’ Day with his mother, Madam Eunice Jonathan and the First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan.
"They pray God Almighty will bless all Nigerian mothers mightily and reward them for the immense love and care with which they continue to nurture and raise worthy children on whom the future prospects of our great nation will depend," said Abati.
- CAJ News