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Saturday, 27 December 2014

Patience Jonathan replies Gen. Buhari on scrapping the office of the First Lady

General Buhari stated yesterday in an interview with Weekly Trust that if elected as president in next year’s presidential election, he would abolish the office of the First Lady. The office, though not constitutionally recognized, has been maintained by past and present administrations and is even seen as being key in policy decisions. He said that ministries, which are constitutional, should be allowed to play their roles instead.
"There is the Ministry of Women Affairs, and so on. I was raised by my mother, as I lost my father when I was under 6 yars, so I know what a woman can do if given the chance”.
In a subtle way of replying Buhari's comments, First Lady Dame Patience Jonathan, emphasized the importance of the office of the First Lady in the Nigerian politics, saying that the office has been an avenue for mobilizing women for mass participation in politics. 

She said this in Abia state during a reception organized for her by the Ohuhu community, her maternal home in Umuahia North Local Government Area of Abia state, yesterday.  

She said the bid by politicians from the opposition camp to scrap the office of the First Lady would amount to sending the Nigerian women back to the kitchen if such came to fruition, adding, 

“It is not our portion to go back to the kitchen. We have women that are capable. We can contribute our quota to the development of Nigeria".
She also told the women not to vote for any politician who doesn't respect women.
The First Lady had veered off from the address she was reading at the occasion when she directed the attention of guests to Buhari’s idea which she said was not practicable in the ongoing political dispensation because of the critical role women have been playing in politics.

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xquisite said...

Chai! Linda why you edit the grammar now? Was looking forward to it.

carlos iyke said...

What meaningful impact has she done with the OFFICE OF THE FIRST LADY?
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Henry Eze said...

Buhari is an IDIOT....this how u fools marginalize women...is it a crime for the first lady to have such an office....Nigeria government is not ur Hausa home where u treat ur wives like slave....

Henry Eze said...

Buhari is an IDIOT....this how u fools marginalize women...is it a crime for the first lady to have such an office....Nigeria government is not ur Hausa home where u treat ur wives like slave....

Chikaodili Ndife said...

Buhari wants trouble, the office is viable

khemorah said...

Dame Patiiii!

Cecilia Onajobi said...

Lol it is nt my portion to go back to the kitchen. Very funny. But honestly wat is d duty of the first lady? Wat has patient done ever since she's been in d office? If nt to chop money

carlos iyke said...

Even if the Office is necessary, it should be to help women and children, making people smile and NOT A POLITICAL office that it is now.
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carlos iyke said...

Even if the Office is necessary, it should be to help women and children, making people smile and NOT A POLITICAL office that it is now.
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Abiola Balogun said...

Madam Patience Jonathan is back at it again ooooo

Anonymous said...

This is one thing I like about this Buhari candidate- reduced sentimentalism which helps one to spot unnecessary convention.

I'd vote Buhari if I had a voter's card.

ella john said...

This man is gonna do worst than Abacha if he wins.
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Wil iam said...

Dame on P mode

Cherrykoko said...

Hmmm, will come bk to read comments.

Anonymous said...

So she even listens to news,stark illiterate

Eugenia Ekeji said...

I quite agree with Mama Peace.

becckyd said...

There business...

INDIGENOUS LIB said...

I see no sense in scrapping first ladies office tho....

ary said...

That office, them they use am scam Nigeria! Which first lady don do any better for Nigeria wey we still dey enjoy or at least wey in impact dey still reign till today!

muyiwa ojo stanley said...

Hmmmmm madam Pacient Jonathan is dom Buhari respect
n he was only talking about on constitutional office that mis used our money,,,, first lady shit,,,,,

Oge Mary said...

Abeg mama p make we hear word joor

Tony Oche said...

Madam Peace,, it will be ur intrest u to start clearing out your belongings from Aso Rock, u ve barely 5 months left.You have bn the worst first lady Nigeria has ever had.We can't wait to say good riddance to bad rubbish. .

igwe Adaobi said...

The office of the first lady can still exist but when it comes to policy making I disagree. The position of the first lady has nothing to do with women in politics. Most political women are already there even before the first lady came into power, so the first lady position has nothing to do with mobilizing women into politics. It should even be scrapped sef if any woman is in politics she should be because she strong and intelligent not because her husband has a position there whether she is worthy or not she will be given a position. like our recent first lady who claim she went to school but doesn't know anything with her continued grammatical blunders.

white Berry said...

I disagree wit Gen Buhari on dat statement,it shows he is got no regard for women on scrapping the office of the First Lady.

igwe Adaobi said...

The office of the first lady can still exist but when it comes to policy making I disagree. The position of the first lady has nothing to do with women in politics. Most political women are already there even before the first lady came into power, so the first lady position has nothing to do with mobilizing women into politics. It should even be scrapped sef if any woman is in politics she should be because she strong and intelligent not because her husband has a position there whether she is worthy or not she will be given a position. like our recent first lady who claim she went to school but doesn't know anything with her continued grammatical blunders.

EVA said...

I agree wiith Buhari. The US doesn't even have dat office

EDDY WIZ said...

MR EDDY said.
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EDDY WIZ said...

MR EDDY said.
I don tire for these people sef. .
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EDDY WIZ said...

MR EDDY said.
I don tire for these people sef. .
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Olajide Olushola said...

Lousy women like mama Piss are not needed in Nigeria polity

EDDY WIZ said...

MR EDDY said.
I don tire for these people sef. .
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Anonymous said...

in which country is he going to scrap things like a dictator?

EDDY WIZ said...

MR EDDY said.
I don tire for these people sef. .
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Lovely mee said...

Gen Buhari has a point though

Anonymous said...

I support buari's stand.

Mischievous said...

General, well said.

This madness of 'firstladyism' must stop!

Patience, the greedy and power hungry woman wont stop talking. Sooner or later, she will realise, how lonely how life is out of power. I pray she doesn't fall into depression.

Follow the General on Twitter:@ThisisBuhari

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Anonymous said...

yes mama u are right,GMB dont knw to say again to get vote

Cynthia tasha said...

See as his mouth be like confused crayfish.... mstcheeeewww...aunty Patience tell him joor...we don't want to go back to d kitchen.... we re of great use to d society n to our husband's as well..... bn raised by your mother does not make u a judge in women's capabilities..... western women n eastern women re widely known for industrious way of life..,.. unlike southerns whose women re known to bn fully dependent on their husband's.......GEJ 2015

Anonymous said...

Story for the gods! Which woman has she empowered since her husband became president? Apart from causing problems Btw governors and the presidency, blowing grammatical errors everywhere and giving your husband bad advises, I don't see any use of the first lady office. Pls go back to the kitchen, and save your husband some headache, no woman will buy your sentiment, because we haven't felt your impact one bit

Anonymous said...

Buhari will not win this election IJMN.
He is archaic and has an extremely conservative and extremist mindset.
All this unnecessary social media activity and photo shoot session, door to door visitation is only for election. If he wins the election, we won't see their brake light again
He is a religious fanatic who wants to islamise Nigeria. We Nigerians should better be mindful of who we vote for.
Him saying that he will scrap the office of the first lady already shows how he is going to treat women if he wins.

According to him, he has not been successful, he is a broke ass so how does he want to stir Nigeria towards success.
After spending all the money he got from the military on booze and women abi.
This guy once said it is a do or die for him to win.
I don't want. Buhari please go away.

Just a lil addition, Fashola is so overrated. So many bad roads in in the slums in Lagos. He is only here to serve the rich. That is what APC is for. The poor will suffer and be oppressed under their reign. Fashola only shows pictures of the rich people's parts of Lagos but we all know this is all for propaganda.

Gloria Essien said...

I agree with Mama Peace joor.

mlog oghale said...

that man has the nack for making illiterate comments! #APCchosenone#smh

Patience George said...

I support buhari on this one

Anonymous said...

Hahaha

Anonymous said...

It is such illiterate comments by this woman that highlights the need for her husband to be urgently voted out! Aren't there enough constitutional institutions to ensure active participation of women in politics? Why do e have to resort to illegalities such as office of the first lady?

Chisom Anozie said...

hmmn na dem sabi jare #Chizzy says so....Lib addict

lucky chukz said...

Points made

mamma mia luv said...

Political drama

RST said...

Buhari right. Patience? i'd love to hear her speak again. question is why is you (buhari) talking policies like there's a political debate in nija? win then do your thing.

Anonymous said...

Second avenue for stealing . It shud be scrapped and we cannot imagine how much will be saved.

Anonymous said...

Patience common go home. As much as I do not support Buhari becoming nigerias next president or even Jonathan as they have both failed the country.

I support scrapping the meaningless office of the First Lady. It's useless and have given this Illitrate women wings to disrespect the whole nation.

Imagine the role played by Yaradua's wife during his illness. And Jonatan's wife Dame Patience giving her two cents in issues which she knows next to nothing about.

As a woman myself, I am all for women empowerment but the role of the first lady's office has been abused in Nigeria.

chimmy onyewuchi said...

Untill he wins then

Anonymous said...

That was where mary am babangida made money that she used to open watch making factory in Switzerland. Apart from that the excess money she are that made her bade farewell to the world earlier than she thought. Scrap it jare.

Anonymous said...

That was where mary am babangida made money that she used to open watch making factory in Switzerland. Apart from that the excess money she are that made her bade farewell to the world earlier than she thought. Scrap it jare.

ROYAL PRIESTHOOD said...

It great having women in politics. #Royal Priesthood#

Anonymous said...

My first lady i believe U. No first lady no vote

Anonymous said...

I agree with the general. It shud be scrapped
We all know the truth. That office empowers David mark, Tabuwal 's wife and others. The women in chibok were they ever empowered from there.

DOBY DOBY said...

He shld first of all reduce d senators fat salary. .

faith agu said...

Hmmmm

nellyb enwerem said...

Nice one dear mother. I still love u no matter what

Anonymous said...

I don't like patience but buhari is a sexiest.

christie benjamin said...

Was the first lady the one that wrote that speech or her PA.....??.....just asking though because last time I checked her words wasn't this good
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Orakweogu Lilian said...

That's none of my biz .

Orakweogu Lilian said...

Each and every one of them should mind dia biz

Anonymous said...

Patience, who helped u with this write up? GEJ or abati? Or even that clueless FFK? Abeg mk Una go sit down.. we don hear!

theresa urateh said...

Dis is not wot he shld b focusin on,der r huge problems 2 tackle in d nation.his already showing hw he will behave! I'm not anyones fan bt I tink I will vote 4 GEJ!

Judeocracy said...

Power monger; na otuoke kitchen u go, go back to..mtcheew!!!

buckbuz said...

Shut the Fuck up ma...... the role of first lady irritates my ears. avenue to steal and syphon money...... if not for that crazy prostitute mariam babangida that started all the bullshit.

buckbuz said...

Shut the Fuck up ma...... the role of first lady irritates my ears. avenue to steal and syphon money...... if not for that crazy prostitute mariam babangida that started all the bullshit.

Bayo said...

Madam pack well jare....

Black Anchor 2 said...

All na mind game...who cares if the office of the first lady stays or not.

MOSIWOMEKA said...

I PRAY THE BEST CANDIDATE WINS AND IF SCRAPPING THE OFFICE OF THE FIRST LADY IS THE WAY FORWARD THEN I CONCUR. COME TO THINK OF IT, WHAT HAVE THEY EVEN DONE? ITS TRUE, THERE'S MINISTRY OF WOMEN AFFAIRS. I AM A LADY AND SCRAPPING AWAY THE OFFICE OF THE FIRST LADY DOESNT MEAN THEY ARE SENDING US BACK TO THE KITCHEN. SINCE IT IS NOT RECOGNISED IN THE CONSTITUTION IT SHOULD EVEN BE SCRAPPED SEF. THE MONEY THAT GOES THERE SHOULD BE USED FIR SOMETHING USEFUL. THE FIRST LADY WILL STILL GET HER ALLOWANCE AND ALL. ABEG JARE, MAY THE MAN ORDAINED BY GOD WIN. NO ONE IS PERFECT SO LET THE LUCKIEST CANDIDATE WIN.

Anonymous said...

Y didn't anyone frm dis woman's camp interrupt her to prevent her frm spewing rubbish. Dt office is nt rite and if I were her I wud jus keep quite and enjoy d benefits.

Gloriafines Okaiman said...

Seriously what's the constitutional duties of the office of the first lady? None. They just squander the nation's money on senseless projects.

Anonymous said...

Our 1st lady has spoken, no more back 2 kitchen 4 women, men I hope una don hear oooo!

prettiyz said...

She is actually right

ed DREAMZ said...

a.k.a EDWIN CHINEDU AZUBUKO said...
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""He said that ministries, which are constitutional, should be allowed to play their roles instead."" i like this man abeg.
*GLO BRING 3G TO KONTAGORA*
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***CURRENTLY IN JUPITER***

joseph stanley said...

Wait oo, so na GEJ come respect women.wat rubbish.

Omasan Ogharandukun said...

while i support the view of the ministry of women affairs ...it still did not answer the question is there an office called office of the first lady?
Can someone ask the first lady to speak on that instead of beating around the bush?

http://fastinfomag.com/fastinfo

philsss said...

This woman is indeed right oo, we want gender equality in Nigeria plz GMB

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Bibian Obunse said...

Not out portion to go back to the kitchen...lols...she and her funny way of making her point

Anonymous said...

the truth is that these people don't value women. I am in the north and knw that well. Well he will never be president again sha.

Mab said...

I support mama Peace on dis one

hajojo said...

I agree with him on this one.There is no office of first lady in Great Britain. Let the president's wife be just that;play a supportive role as the marriage expects. If she wants to be more that,she can stand for election and compete with others.
Patience Jonathan and her ilk will oppose this because it robs that office of the gravy boat which they sail in.

emy zeal said...

I don't know why everything around GEJ lack understanding,the ministry of women affair is in charge of every nigeria women,now the first lady is doing the job of ministry women affair,so one of the office have to Go,I don't even see the usefulness of that office,mari am babagida was the last first lady I felt her impart,all this one na only dem waka come**EMZEALLOUS**

Obaji Benice said...

Gen Buhari,your downfall shall start from there,that's if you will be elected.

Prince Emmanuel Udobia said...

I and my voter's card counting down to 2015.

Olapeju Oluwamuyiwa said...

REALLY,THAT OFFICE IS UNCONSTITUTIONAL...AKA...ILLEGAL

Martha E. Ikejiuba said...

Agreed..not going back to d kitchen..no way..

Sugarvie said...

There are better tins to do than to think of scrapping an office! I tink that office is useful. #women empowerment#
#SUGAR#

SIMPLYCOCK said...

Stop dreaming thou jihadist...
You will never become president, let alone produce a first lady, let alone crap an office that is constitutional by convention....

ebony said...

Keep quite Madam Jona

Local Chick. said...

Unfortunately all she contributes is looting; like she's been doing in Abia state via her incompetent relative T.Orji. Wicked womann. She is a shame to all hard working women trying to make a difference without corruption.

Mz steph said...

What has she contributed as the first lady for the past 6years? Absolutely nothing!!!! She just goes to cause troubles. She should go and take several seats jor with her terrible English. The only thing she has contributed is to entertain Nigeria with her 'queen' english

john ekpei said...

I can never dispute d fact dat GEJ is a good man. Wat many Nigerians don't know is dat being good is not enough for one to be a prolific, efficient and result-oriented leader. GEj lacks wat it takes to fight corruption. The war against corruption trancends beyond just being a good man. This is bcos fighting corruption means fighting those who may be close or even dear to u. It's obvious dat d major problem nigeria has is high level of corruption. Wen a nation has high level of corruption, it is very difficult for any sector of dat nation's economy to thrive. It's very unfortunate dat many Nigerians love an atmosphere dat is laden wit corruption bcos they feel it makes it easier for them to indulge in certain illegal practices witout being purnished. To me any true Nigerian, that is a Nigerian who truly has d interest of Nigeria at heart will not in any circumstance vote for dis same goverment next year. Gen Buhari may not be d perfect option but it is very obvious dat dis present goverment has nothing more to offer. It's not about d party, tribe or religion. It's about d leader who is not only an enemy to corruption but a brave fighter of corruption. My beloved fellow Nigerians, we don't hav any other Nigeria apart from dis one we call Nigeria. Let's join hands together to bring about the most desired change dat our dear country needs.

john ekpei said...

I can never dispute d fact dat GEJ is a good man. Wat many Nigerians don't know is dat being good is not enough for one to be a prolific, efficient and result-oriented leader. GEj lacks wat it takes to fight corruption. The war against corruption trancends beyond just being a good man. This is bcos fighting corruption means fighting those who may be close or even dear to u. It's obvious dat d major problem nigeria has is high level of corruption. Wen a nation has high level of corruption, it is very difficult for any sector of dat nation's economy to thrive. It's very unfortunate dat many Nigerians love an atmosphere dat is laden wit corruption bcos they feel it makes it easier for them to indulge in certain illegal practices witout being purnished. To me any true Nigerian, that is a Nigerian who truly has d interest of Nigeria at heart will not in any circumstance vote for dis same goverment next year. Gen Buhari may not be d perfect option but it is very obvious dat dis present goverment has nothing more to offer. It's not about d party, tribe or religion. It's about d leader who is not only an enemy to corruption but a brave fighter of corruption. My beloved fellow Nigerians, we don't hav any other Nigeria apart from dis one we call Nigeria. Let's join hands together to bring about the most desired change dat our dear country needs.

Sean John said...

Seriously are you a GEJ spokesperson? How come we only hear about buhari when Abati or Patience is addressing him or responding to something he said (which you coincidentally failed to devote a headline to)?
Please dont ruin this blog with partisan politics irrespective of how much money Jonathan's people have given you

Jules Louis said...

I'm not surprised. 99percent of northerners have no respect for women. They see them as slaves. Whatever buhari but u aint winning. Sorry

Anonymous said...

Not a very smart comment by dame. So the office of the first lady is for mobilisation of women for her husband's political ambition abi? No wonder the other 4 "presidents" according to obj are women. Shior! And Linda, ur posts appear lopsided. Tilting towards Jonathan. Nne take ya time o!

adebayo desmond said...

He never enter he done d mis yarn I really dont like this man

chike chike said...

i know people from his area will love this.....they hate women he eeehhhh and that's why they are backwards.the funny thing is they like marrying FOUR...PROUDLY IGBO BOY.






#Linda's give away

LovelyTess said...

For once I agree with Mama Peace

seun diamond said...

just passin by....no be only me waka cme

Anonymous said...

Patience plz shut up,lik u understand wat he meant

AKIN KUNLE said...

Honestly first lady office or whatever they called it,is primitive ideology into modern politics.During the monarchical system of government that was when you can see that office.But now we are not running running that system of government so i think GMB is on a good track.

Omo Oba said...

Idiot patience.like husband like wife.Birds of the same feather

Anonymous said...

Madam u better go bk to the kitchen o cos all u v done is worsen a worse situation. U musn't be a first lady in order to contribute ur quota there re other ways.

ogeee said...

I agree wit u mama peace,women shuld fight for their right

Anonymous said...

Is Michele Obama running first lady office, No, is she not contributing her quota. All is because of selfish interest. Does scrapping it mean women will not hold political office, No!

Anonymous said...

I guess Patience Jonathan still craves for a platform to be recognized on. Come to think of it, the mere existence of the office of the first lady suggests Nigeria does not have as much regard for the woman when it comes to leadership - "make we just do something for them, make e no be like say......". Mrs Jonathan should not forget that she has equal right to contest for the presidency as much as Mr Jonathan has, instead of clamouring to be an appendage we need not have. Afterall, when we have a female president, the concept of office of the first man (or office of the first lord) will be ludicrous. Think Dame, think.

delphine Chinyere said...

Ds is jst d beginin of wat will happen 2 Nigerians n Nigeria a s a whole if ds man is made president.ds man is an autocrat.he's goin 2 ruin ppl.he mite even wnt 2 turn Nigeria 2 a sharia country.am nt a GEJ fan bt instead of buhari 2 rule let jonaa stay dere til 2019.APC made a mistake endorsing ds old man...

Angie Cape said...

Hmm.. Politics!
Dame argued better tho.

*My R1.50c comment*

Anonymous said...

Thank God for she didn't look out of the papers!

yaxx said...

yaxx

Da rosy said...

Madam ist lady u won't stick to ur speech, u would rather veer off n start reading canticles of solomon n book of lamentations ! We never comot from d fever of *there is God * biko kam yoro gi oo. And lindy if I no see my comment eeeh, I go tell u hw much dm dy sell tortoise for uzuakoli #tongue out#

Da rosy said...

Madam ist lady u won't stick to ur speech, u would rather veer off n start reading canticles of solomon n book of lamentations ! We never comot from d fever of *there is God * biko kam yoro gi oo. And lindy if I no see my comment eeeh, I go tell u hw much dm dy sell tortoise for uzuakoli #tongue out#

Adeniyi Adeyinka said...

Rubbish, the office should be scrapped jor.

Anonymous said...

Messy

Kemikal said...

People, wake up. BUHARI is no good for NIGERIA.

BUHARI, damn you. You will never, ever be President. Stop wasting your time. Stop being a nuisance. You and ATIKU must RETIRE, NOW. Boko Haram SCUMBAGS.

globaldeji said...

Make she go sleep

Tari Luxury Bedding said...

Good one patience

Freddie said...

Is Buhari for real? So among all the problems Nigeria is facing, scraping the office of the first lady is his first goal? I can see he's truly thinking straight. He is old and should be allow to rest while dispensing advice if need be.

give urselves brain said...

again,its Patience...dats all we need wen it comes to her matter....sense or no sense...

Richard Afon Yinkå Ray said...

I heard first lady, but kitchen is part of my wife duty.

Anonymous said...

you've totally lost my vote because of this. are you trying to take us back to 1875? no to buhari!

Anonymous said...

you've totally lost my vote because of this. are you trying to take us back to 1875? no to buhari!

Anonymous said...

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said we r the leaders offre tomorow...welwith buhari we can never be
leaders of tomorow...wen u ruled i wasnt born then and nw.pls jst be the
greatgranny dt u r nt a father.wé hâte to c u in dt seat

Anonymous said...

of course, the office is constitutionally not recognised and it should be abolished since there is ministry of women affairs, all what she was saying is the duty of such ministry. 1st lady's office has become an avenue of corruption, women cheating, inpersonations, and evil place, created for goodless sake. this should be abolished.

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Rita Ehigiator said...

I wonder why Buhari likes to write himself off, he has failed to recognise the power of a woman which could mean his down fall

Anonymous said...

û
said we r the leaders offre tomorow...welwith buhari we can never be
leaders of tomorow...wen u ruled i wasnt born then and nw.pls jst be the
greatgranny dt u r nt a father.wé hâte to c u in dt seat

PYRAMID TOP said...

Women don't need your office to get into politics Ma'am! Your office as just been an avenue for stealing public funds and wastage.

Ifeomacology I said...

Interesting

Rosemary Chidi said...

I agree with her on this one.y would buhari even think of scrapping d office of d first lady? He won't even win,so no need talking too much

Emeka Emeritus said...

GMB needs a good PR person to present his ideas very well. I believe he does not dislike women, but his choice of words needs reconstruction if he is gonna win this election. Scrapping the office of first lady should not be his unilateral decision. His campaign team should learn to make quick corrections when off-script errors like this one occur. We probably need a more democratic and less militarized GMB in 2015.

osujichijioke said...

It should be scrapped. That will not send the women back to the kitchen. Women are very important in nation building but I am of the view that these roles expected of them cannot and will never be fulfilled through the Office of the First Lady. It does not make sense. So if a woman goes ahead to be a Chief Executive of a state in Nigeria or even as the Commander-in-Chief, what sense does it make to create the Office of the First Gentleman.

esther ikebude said...

I agree with her. If he does not know what to say, he should be quite

Anonymous said...

HMMMMM.........true talk,mummy. u have spoken well.

chike JO said...

Didn't you read what he wrote? He was raised by only his mother and you say he has no respect for women because he is scrapping a political office? Madam wake up. He even said he plans to add more women to his organization because he has seen what women can do when given the chance. Don't say rubbish biko

chike JO said...

Didn't you read what he wrote? He was raised by only his mother and you say he has no respect for women because he is scrapping a political office? Madam wake up. He even said he plans to add more women to his organization because he has seen what women can do when given the chance. Don't say rubbish biko

chike JO said...

GEJ 2015? You still want tobsuffwe abi? You still don't want to move forward. How would things change now. He has been in power for 6yearsname one thing that has improved?

chike JO said...

Didn't you read what he wrote? He was raised by only his mother and you say he has no respect for women because he is scrapping a political office? Madam wake up. He even said he plans to add more women to his organization because he has seen what women can do when given the chance. Don't say rubbish biko

chike JO said...

Fashola has tried his best.. He has done others couldn't do.. In not rich and damn right Fashola has served me well

chike JO said...

Didn't you read what he wrote? He was raised by only his mother and you say he has no respect for women because he is scrapping a political office? Madam wake up. He even said he plans to add more women to his organization because he has seen what women can do when given the chance. Don't say rubbish biko

chike JO said...

shatap
Didn't you read what he wrote? He was raised by only his mother and you say he has no respect for women because he is scrapping a political office? Madam wake up. He even said he plans to add more women to his organization because he has seen what women can do when given the chance. Don't say rubbish biko

chike JO said...

shatap
Didn't you read what he wrote? He was raised by only his mother and you say he has no respect for women because he is scrapping a political office? Madam wake up. He even said he plans to add more women to his organization because he has seen what women can do when given the chance. Don't say rubbish biko

tassy said...

Nevis he doesn't have one wife

Anonymous said...

My dear I listened to buhari's interview on channels TV...that guy said nothing ...more so imagine his plans of marginalizing women...hmm Patience sef go floor d old man,he better stay retired.

Tomi Abike said...

Na U know ooo.... God's will shall prevail

XploreTex said...

Very sad my LIB friends aren't "reading along the lines" Buhari was only ,emphasizing the need to allow office holders do their job! This woman would wreck her husband's career! Who's job is it to go to the kitchen? TFC, Mama Kas, Yellow Chilli, abi na "Omo Odo - Housemaid" @Henry Eze: You need to be acquainted with the laws of our dear country, Nigeria! Dont destroy yourself with your mouth!

Anonymous said...

@Henry Eze, your reaction tells me two things. Either that you are still in Diapers or you are not above 24 yrs of age. Nobody is talking about making women slaves. Buhari is only making a case of the existence of illegality. If you dont like it, tell your constituency rep to move the motion. That is, if you know who represents you. THE OFFICE OF FIRST LADY IS ILLEGAL. Period

Xplore Technology said...

My fellow ladies, please and please, am not disputing the fact that women can't thrive in politics infact asides Ngozi and Patience who currently Nigerians are skeptical about their integrity, the other ladies have done excellently well! However, do not forget the primary objective of your marriage. Your home comes FIRST before your country! "Deal with your home and Nigeria will be GREAT"

Crystal said...

Lol

Anonymous said...

@Henry, quit calling someone else's father an idiot. If ur father was an idiot I doubt if he would have paid for your school fees....make comments and don't abuse an elder, else u go against what the bible says about honouring your elders.

Besides, he never said anything wrong, the cost of running such an unconstitutional office is quiet expensive, and its abolishment will pave ways of utilising these funds judiciously and to empower a semi baked unemployed toy soldier like you...

Abj's finest!

T2 said...

I smell Sharia

Anonymous said...

True talk

APPLE said...

Buhari, you will never smell Aso rock till you die. GEJ till 2019.

Anonymous said...

People, People, People. He is not marginalizing women. He has said that the 'Ministry of Women Affairs' should stay. This ministry would cater for women and children.

The Office of the first lady is just a scam to embezzle money. Why do we want duplicated efforts leading to waste of money.

For once LIB readers, please use your common sense.

Thank me later.

Franklin Tobechi said...

Buhari is not an idiot, he is just a fool simple. Know how you talk to people.

Anonymous said...

U r d idiot. Wah haa she done qit d stupid post.abeg i no get ur time
Seunsulaimon@yahoo.com

Anonymous said...

Are we reading the same article here? How can anyone misconstrue what Buhari said to mean he wants to send women back to the kitchen? We come against the spirit of Dame Patience that seeks to bring confusion and discord! *lmao. ...

Anonymous said...

Henry for once you talk better...thumbs up...dont mind d idiot...he wants to come & enslave women...for that he is already a failure...mtchwwwww

Emeka Picardo said...

Truth being told, the office should be scrapped. But, the First Lady should always be recognised.

Emeka Picardo said...

Truth being told, the office should be scrapped.

Anonymous said...

Wow the people commenting on this blog are not the usual commenters,strange!!i smell a rat

Anonymous said...

John ekpei I really like your opinion. I know some nigerians are selfish and senseless when it comes to opinion like this.they are biased and so selfish. Nigeria doesn't need somebody like gej but because of one thing or the other and lack of reasoning well they will be in wrong side.they dont even care if the country is collapsed. Hmm the situation of nigeria is in our hand.God bless nigeria.

Anonymous said...

Did you think that Buhari know anything concerning the office of First Lady, of couse he dont, that is why is said that trash



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Anonymous said...

John ekpei I really like your opinion. I know some nigerians are selfish and senseless when it comes to opinion like this.they are biased and so selfish. Nigeria doesn't need somebody like gej but because of one thing or the other and lack of reasoning well they will be in wrong side.they dont even care if the country is collapsed. Hmm the situation of nigeria is in our hand.God bless nigeria.

Anonymous said...

I know, he's " sexiest"...even sexier than the Clueless one

Anonymous said...

So what is the ministry of women affairs for?

Gb said...

Why would you say that, can u tell me one reason why ur thinking is backward, just one reason. You obviously don't have a clue abt Nigerian politics but u still manage to speak...

Rosemary Onoche said...

WHY DIDN'T MICHELE OBAMA HAS HER OWN OFFICE? thieves. office ko ofis ni

Anonymous said...

You will cry now and am sure none of your living generation will fight for you. Respect yourself and live long. If not.....

destinysweet said...

Not in support, cos am a future first lady


Auntylindagoddaughter

Anonymous said...

U are a big fool for this ur statement!! U and ur family will feel the heat of this country if Jonathan shud win in Jesus name. Useless Igbo Tribalistic fool

sisi said...

I beg, help me ask her. Of what use has she been

Anonymous said...

PERFECTLY said

Anonymous said...

You obviously to illiterate to be in the APC camp.....go and join the other loosers and clueless ppl in PDP...while you're at it, go on YouTube and search for the channels interview or google it to get the context of what Buhari was saying.

Anonymous said...

I think GMB, Osinbajo and Amechi should apply some wisdom in making statements to the public. They have to understand that a vast majority of Nigerians adjudge issues based on sentiments instead of objectivity. PDP pick on such comments,twist its context and whip sentiments from Nigerians (as expected) to gain some cheap popularity. So far,PDP has not been able to tell Nigerians what it will do differently to better the country, but have engaged in a campaign of malignity,finger-pointing and fault-finding.They focused on APC instead of focusing on Nigerians, while APC is doing the opposite.

Anonymous said...

My dear Rita, you are product of the fallen educational system that GMB is trying to take rebuild when he becomes president.

snowflix said...

@xquisite you just took the words from my mouth 'lmao' was really looking forward to her grammatical errors jare 'lol' #onelovefromSnow#

Anonymous said...

The success or failure of APC presidential bid in 2015 will depend on PR, given the fact that vast majority of the electorate is deeply sentimental.

Anonymous said...

This is why I blame GEJ for the power problem in Nigeria. That's why you don't know about the Michelle Obama's office.(she is the first lady of the USA) lmao.

Anonymous said...

Sadly.. Dame Patience, only God even knows who gave you that title.. the only thing u and ur husband seem to be worried about is what people say. Common.. the issues in this Nation r too worrisome, focus on them, rather than on what people say.

Anonymous said...

Child ..shut up.. i wonder what ur parents paid ur school fees for..Jonathan should there while many more people die. What an uncompassionate soul you have. And please learn to read n assimilate before you talk

Anonymous said...

Literally lmao!!!

Anonymous said...

Dame abiakwa ozo...okay Kontinuu!
Nways, buhari's manhood will live forever.
...Mama J...

Anonymous said...

My dear your comments show you are a fan of GEJ. If you don't know what Buhari's plans are

Anonymous said...

All we need is one man , see for urself :
www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0ODML_9A

Anonymous said...

All we need is one man. See for urself :
www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0ODML_9A

Kemikal said...

There is no visible office of the First Lady in Britain because UK is a Unitary System of Government. Nigeria, USA, Germany, etc, are Federal System of Government. Buhari might mean well, but, he seem ignorant. Right now, nigeria is under a democratic system of government, not Buhari type military dictatorship. Under a democratic system of government, many things are done diffetently. Buhari, at his age does not seem to understand that. He is pathetic. Like I've said, Buhari is wasting his time. Buhari will never ever be Nigerian President. IBB, the Nigerian Army, millions of Nigerians, even APC supporters do not want Buhari. Buhari should go back to the jungle with his cows, camels, goats and chicken. Politics, city life and modernity is not for Buhari.

Kemikal said...

There is no visible office of the First Lady in Britain because UK is a Unitary System of Government. Nigeria, USA, Germany, etc, are Federal System of Government. Buhari might mean well, but, he seem ignorant. Right now, nigeria is under a democratic system of government, not Buhari type military dictatorship. Under a democratic system of government, many things are done diffetently. Buhari, at his age does not seem to understand that. He is pathetic. Like I've said, Buhari is wasting his time. Buhari will never ever be Nigerian President. IBB, the Nigerian Army, millions of Nigerians, even APC supporters do not want Buhari. Buhari should go back to the jungle with his cows, camels, goats and chickens. Politics, city life and modernity is not for Buhari. Buhari has no respect for women.

Queen Onyx said...

I just like to read comments without commenting but I really needed to commeet on this. Please, if you don't know what to comment or you comment with your feet instead of your brains, or you just want to win Linda's Awoof that means that you DO NOT DESERVE TO BE A NIGERIAN. We should be more concerned about this nation and the future of our generations unborn, instead of all our stupid and selfish sentiments. PLEASE WHAT IS THE OFFICE OF FIRST LADY?. WHAT IF A WOMAN BECOMES THE PRESIDENT???? WILL THERE BE OFFICE OF THE FIRST GENTLEMAN????OR THERE IS NO HOPE OF IGERIA PRRDUCING A FEMALE PRESIDENT???WHO IS FOOLING WHO???.Am not a fan of any of the contesting presidents. Am just a mother that is WORRIED about the future of a NATION that she loves so much. There is so much madness going on in this nation. Why is Madam Peace worried about position when over 200 chibok girls are languishing in God knows where? Why is she talking about position when Internally Displaced children and women are suffering untold hardship in so many camps??? Why is she replying if her WORKS can speak for her instead of using the office to destroy states through her politics of intervention into state politics????? For me, office of FIRST LADY OR FIRST GENTLE MAN IS NOT A NIGERIAN ISSUE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! LET US FIRST SAVE THIS NATION FROM DESTRUCTION BEFORE WE TALK ABOUT VERY TRIVIAL ISSUE LIKE A NON ELECTIVE OFFICE LIKE THAT. PLEASE LET US FACE THE ISSUES AT HAND. PLEASE, HOW MANY BLOGGERS IN ABUJA OR NORTH WENT TO CHURCH ON XMAS DAY WITHOUT THAT TINGLING FEAR AT THE BACK OF YOUR MIND THAT TODAY MIGHT BE YOUR END BECAUSE OF BOMB??????? Linda Ikeji's bloggers please step up your acts in patrotism to THIS FIRST NATION NIGERIA. THIS IS OUR OWN OFFICE!!!!!!IF WE ALLOW THEM(politicians) SCRAPE THIS OUR OFFICE THROUGH THEIR SELFISH GIMMICKS THEN WE ARE DOMMED!!!!!!!

Affiong Etim said...

Why do we have constitutions if we dont follow them. The office isn't supported by the constitution so why is it functioning. Here lies the problem of our country, lawlessness. Lets not be myopic and sentimental, this country need firm hands and Buhari is just right.

Affiong Etim said...

How can u scrap something that was never there. Power cant be transmitted by sex, just cos ur his wife doesn't mean u hv power or office. Honestly with the reasoning of Nigerian I actually think u deserve jonnatan. We r just being sentimental

Anonymous said...

What Buhari wants to do is stop wastage. The Nigeria First lady office has been running as a default political office in Patience Jonathan office runs as a political office. Unnecessary funds are been sunk in. The last first lady and present one have used it for land grabbing exercises. By the way we have a women's affair ministry, also contribution has Patience made added to Nigeria during her term in the office?

Anonymous said...

Quite glaring!
GMB supporters state their points .....
GEJ supporters find it easier to insult.

By their mentors u shall know them.

Anonymous said...

Kemikal as enlightened as u seem to b. U shd know dt office is unconstitutional in Nigeria. Its existence since d IBB era has been abuse of power and office whc our Otuoke civilian presido has continued with whn he shd have known or done better.

Anonymous said...

U write almost so well, buh yet u don't make use of ur brain..... Think before u type unnecessary English.... Tank u.... Btw u shld read wat GMB said carefully.

peter said...

All we need is one man
www.youtube.com/watch?v=juY0ODML_9A

ebonyz... said...

Well, the office hasn't done anything relevant

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