Biographical Info

  • Age: 55 years
  • Date Of Birth: 25th October, 1957
  • Gender Female
  • Marital Status: Married

Contact Info

  • Official Address:
    ASO Rock Villa, Abuja, Nigeria

Age Rank

  • Senator Joshua M. Lidani
    Senator: GOMBE - SOUTH

  • Mrs. Dame Patience Jonathan
    First Lady: Federal Republic of Nigeria

  • Prof. A. G Daramola
    Vice-Chancellor: Federal University of Technology, Akure

Education Qualification

  • Pry-School Leaving Cert: . Ended: 1976
  • SSCE: . Ended: 1980
  • NCE: Rivers State College of Arts and Science, Port Harcourt.. Ended: 1989
  • B.Ed.: University of Port Harcourt

Professional History

  • Teacher: Stella Maris College, Port Harcourt
  • Teacher: Sports Institute Isake
  • Marketing Manager: First Community Bank in Port Harcourt called the Akpo Community Bank. Started: 1997
  • : Bayelsa State Ministry of Education. Started: 1999
  • Permanent Secretary: Bayelsa State. Started: 2012

Professional Qualifications

Not Available

Criminal History

  • Offence: Money Laundering:
    In 2006, Patience came under investigation for money laundering. Anti-corruption officials alleged that she tried to launder some $13.5m (£8.5m). Patience, then the First Lady of Bayelsa, was taken into custody at Murtala Muhammed International Airport,Lagos. She was not convicted of any crime and officials insist that the case is an 'old one'

    Charged: 2006

Education Rank

  • Prof. Bola A. Akinterinwa
    Director General: Nigerian Institute of International Affairs (NIIA)

  • Mrs. Dame Patience Jonathan
    First Lady: Federal Republic of Nigeria

  • Prof. Malachy Akoroda
    Executive Director: Cocoa Research Institute, Ibadan, Oyo

Main Remuneration (Annual): Not Available
Other Remuneration (Annual): Not Available

Other Personal Information

Honorary Doctorate Degrees, University of Port Harcourt.