Culled From TransparencyNG
A spokesperson for the Horst Schmidt
Klinik in Wiesbaden, Germany has said that the First Lady, Dame
Patience Jonathan was in a bad state of health when she arrived at the
hospital last week.
that initial records showed that Mrs. Patience Jonathan had earlier been
treated for food poisoning in Nigeria before being brought to the Horst
Schmidt Klinik, however, said she was responding to treatment after she
had undergone a major surgery for a ruptured appendix to remove the
poisons in her intestine….continue
yesterday, a senior consultant of the hospital who spoke on condition of
anonymity, said Mrs. Jonathan was brought to the hospital early last
week after the management of the hospital had been contacted and briefed
on the deteriorating health condition of the first lady.
better but added that the hospital management would ensure that she was
fully fit before she would be allowed to go back to Nigeria.
hospital official said it was improper and unethical for her to make
such details available to a third party, ending the call and refusing to
pick up subsequent calls.
that the decision to take the First Lady to Germany for better treatment
was borne out of the fact that her medical aides in Nigeria complained
that they could not get accurate diagnosis as a result of insufficient
medical facilities in the country.
her Media Assistant, Ayo Osinlu, yesterday said there is no definite
date yet for her return.
Osinlu insisted that Mrs Jonathan is on a foreign trip to take a well
deserved rest. “I can tell you authoritatively that the First Lady was
not lifted by any air ambulance to anywhere, all those things are lies.
he retorted: “I don’t know. I don’t have any information on that. You
don’t expect me to call her and ask her when are you returning, is she
my mate? Ours is to ensure everything is in order to receive her once
her return is made known to us. I do not have fresh information on