Former Buhari Minister Dies At 61

Former Buhari Minister Dies At 61
  • PublishedMay 7, 2021

Former Minister of Women Affairs under President Muhammadu Bubari, Aisha Jummai Al-Hassan also known as Mama Taraba is dead.

As gathered, she died in Cairo, Egypt, on Friday.

Al-Hassan, a former Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria from Taraba North Senatorial District, was also the All Progressives Congress’ Governorship Candidate for Taraba State in the 2015 general elections.

She contested for the same seat on the platform of the United Democratic Party in the 2019 general elections after resigning as a minister in the regime of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) on July 27, 2018.

Mama Taraba was born on the 16th of September, 1959 in Jalingo, Taraba State, to Alhaji Abubakar Ibrahim, Sarkin Ayukan Muri.

She attended Muhammed Nya Primary School, Jalingo and LEA Primary School, Tudun Wada, Kaduna before proceeding to Saint Faith College (now GGSS) Kawo, Kaduna, between January 1973 and June 1977 where she studied.

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