Nigeria first lady describes mystery illness

first_img Four benefits of having a wireless security system Top Stories Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter shows health improvement The first lady said: “My doctors said all hope was lost.”In September, Jonathan disappeared from public view. Officials said she had “food poisoning” and was receiving medical treatment abroad. She returned in October visibly thinner.(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) – Nigeria’s first lady has described details of a mystery illness she had that the country’s presidency refused to discuss.Patience Jonathan, wife of President Goodluck Jonathan, talked about the illness at a church service Sunday at Aso Rock, the nation’s presidential villa.Jonathan said she had her “intestine and tummy opened” and later fell unconscious for a week. She said she had “eight or nine” surgeries in all and some “sold my things off” because they thought she was dead. Men’s health affects baby’s health too Sponsored Stories last_img read more