The “food poisoning” condition that landed Mrs. Patience Jonathan in a hospital in Germany reportedly started in Dubai eleven days ago where
she had gone to see a doctor because her hands were twitching.
Presidency sources said she had gone to Dubai after the recent
African First Ladies Summit in Abuja, an event that imposed an
unfamiliar and grueling schedule of meetings and late nights on Mrs. Jonathan, saying she needed some rest Her visit to Dubai was explained as a vacation but our sources said it involved a medical procedure, while in Dubai, she reportedly had “food poisoning” alongside her medical doctor, soon after she returned to Abuja last Monday, the emergency broke and she had to be airlifted to Wiesbaden,Germany for food poisoning.