Catholic Women Of Nigeria Names First Lady Dame Patience “Mother Theresa of Today”The First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan was on Wednesday decorated as “Mother Theresa of Today’’ by the Ladies of St. Mulumba (LSM) of the Catholic Church of Nigeria.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Jonathan was decorated because of the humanitarian works done through her pet project, the Women for Change and Development Initiative (W4CDI).
Ngor Nwachukwu, the President of LSM, decorated the her when she led its members on a courtesy visit to the first lady at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. “W4CDI has recorded positive changes in the society; there is a strong wind of change blowing off poverty, disease, hunger. “And bringing along empowerment and sustaining hope for women in particular and to all in general.” Nwachukwu, who also commended the first lady for her support to the president, described her role as a “family model’’ in line with the advocacy ofPope Francis.
In her remark, Jonathan commended them for their visit, saying it was a sign of solidarity and support, especially for the transformation agenda of President Goodluck Jonathan. SEE MORE ON PAGE2