Patience Jonathan, the former First Lady of Nigeria is notably absent from the inauguration ceremony currently taking place at Eagle Square, Abuja.
Her husband, now former President Goodluck Jonathan had arrived shortly after President Buhari and exchange pleasantries with Buhari and wife. However ‘Mama Peace’, as she is fondly called, was notably absent from her husband’s side.
There has been no word as to why she was absent from such a monumental event in the nation’s history as the outgoing First Lady, she has however battled ill-health through the years her husband has been in office.
Dignitaries at the inauguration ceremony include, former presidents Olusegun Obasajo, Ibrahim Babangida, African leaders including Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe, South Africa‘s Jacob Zuma, Liberia‘s Ellen Sirleaf-Johnson amongst several others.