Patience Jonathan to step down as President of African First ladies.

Steps had been taking for the most popular first lady Nigeria ever had Her Excellency Mrs patience Jonathan (a.k.a Mama peace) to step down as the president of Africa first ladies due to President Goodluck Jonathan’s loss in the March 28 presidential election.

Arrangements had been concluded for her to quit her position as the President of the African Ladies Peace Mission, two months before the expiration of her tenure. The mission comprises of wives of Presidents of all African countries.

Mrs. Jonathan was elected the mission’s President at its seventh summit held in Abuja in July 2012 and her tenure would have expired in July 2015 when a new president would have been elected.

But because she will cease to be Nigeria’s President’s wife from May 29 when her husband will hand over power to the President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, Mrs. Jonathan had summoned an emergency summit of the mission for May 15 for the purpose of electing her successor.
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