Patience's Hate Speeches: Fashola Advises Jonathan

Patience's Hate Speeches: Fashola Advises Jonathan

The governor of Lagos state, Babatunde Fashola has asked President Goodluck Jonathan to stop his wife, Patience Jonathan, making inciting statements capable of causing violence across the country.

Fashola said this on Tuesday evening, while receiving the chairman of the National Human Rights Commission, Prof Chidi Odinkalu at the State House, Marina, Lagos.

The governor advised Jonathan to publicly dissociate himself from his wife’s hate speeches and those made by his supporters and aides, saying this will show he is not in support of them.

In recent times, Patience has been making hate speeches directed at the opposition, the All Progressives Congress (APC). She had described Muhammadu Buhari as “brain dead”, and also asked her supporters to stone anyone who mentions change to them.

“He must publicly dissociate himself  from his wife’s inciting comments, he must. He must disown them and his leadership will be defined by whether he does it himself or ask his aides to go and say it. When all is said and done, this election will define his tenure for many reasons,” Fashola stated.

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