Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Rivers State and businessman, Tonye Patrick Cole, has advised Nigerians not to be jealous of his wife, Sylvia Cole cause she stood by him when he needed her the most.
The politician wrote on his Twitter page and said his business is successful today because of the sacrifices she made many years ago.
Cole also revealed that his wife held the home, put food on the table, and paid rent with her salary for over 2 years.
He wrote, “Starting Sahara many years ago, my wife and I made a tough decision to put everything I had at the time into setting up the company. For the first 2 years or more, I didn’t earn a salary, and all the money we managed to make went back into the company.
”My wife, @thesylviacole was a registrar at the University of Lagos in LUTH at the time. I remember we had a toddler, my son, to cater for, and I had to be in..Port-Harcourt for long periods during those 2 years.
”Those were some tough years, but my wife proved herself to be tougher. Sahara is successful today because of the sacrifice she made back then.
She supported me so much that she held the home, put food on the table, paid our rent, all with her salary for more than 2 years. Covering for me like she did gave me the confidence and clarity of mind to focus and build Sahara.
”Today, if you see her enjoying the fruit of her labour, please don’t be jealous, she actually worked for it, and paid a price for it; the price of standing by me, believing in me when I needed her the most.
”Till this moment, she still stands by me, supporting me all the way, especially since I made the decision to climb this political mountain.
”To my amazing and outstanding wife, Sylvia Cole, medical doctor extraordinaire, wife of a special class, beauty with brains, exceptional woman! This is a small note to say, THANK YOU! I love you.”