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Former Minister Aisha Al-Hassan ‘Mama Taraba’ dies

  • by Jesús Torres
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Aisha Jummai Al-Hassan (commonly known as Mother Taraba) died in Cairo, Egypt, at the age of 61.

Taraba People’s Democratic Party officials confirmed her death on Friday, May 7. AlHassan is a former Minister for Women’s Affairs and a former Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in the northern area of the Taraba Senate. She was also a candidate for governor of Taraba in the 2015 general elections.

After resigning as Executive Secretary of President Muhammadu Buhari’s Presidential Palace on July 27, 2018, she competed for the same seat on the UDP platform in the 2019 general elections.

The former senator was born in Jaringo, Taraba on September 16, 1959, the son of Alkin Ji Abubakar Ibrahim.

The former Minister of Women’s Affairs, the famous Senator of Mama Taraba, Aisha Alhassan, has died.

Although there are reports that she died in a foreign hospital, the details of her death were few at the time of publication.

Recall that Senator Aisha was a candidate for the United Democratic Party (UDP) in the March 2019 governor’s elections, and was ranked among the All Progressive Congress (APC) Abubakar Sani Danladi candidates (ranked in a highly competitive opinion poll ). Second) ranked third after.

Hajia Aisha was also the first term for Muhammad Buhari’s Minister for Women’s Affairs and a candidate for the All Progressives Conference (APC) in the 2015 general election.

She defeated Ishaku’s request for authorization in court, but lost in both the Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court.