Jul 23, 2013

Police confirm death of Patience Jonathan’s mother



Nigeria’s police command in Rivers state today confirmed the death of Madam Charity Obah, the foster mother to Mrs Patience Jonathan, the wife of the President,in an auto crash along East-West road in the state.

The Police Public Relations Officer PPRO DSP Angela Agabe told journalists that Charity Obah was travelling with three other persons in a Toyota Corolla car with registration number ABU 153 AE.
She said the incident occurred Monday evening along Isiokpo/Elele road on her way to Bayelsa State.

The PPRO also explained that a 14 year old girl name, Favour, a student of Seventh Day Adventist Church Secondary School, Elele, also died in the accident.

On cause of the accident, she said the front tyre of the vehicle pulled out while the driver was negotiating a sharp bend and made the car to somersault several times.

The driver Stanley Enyinnaya and the forth occupant were receiving treatment at an Undisclosed hospital.

The Rivers command police image maker DSP Angela Agabe however said the body of Madam Charity Obah, the foster mother of the first lady has been deposited in a morgue in Port Harcourt.