Senator Aisha Jummai Alhassan, former Minister of Women Affairs during the first tenure of President Muhammadu Buhari, is dead.
The late former Minister, popularly called ‘Mama Taraba,’ was a member of the 7th Senate by being elected on the platform of the PDP. She later dumped the party for APC. Late Sen. Alhassan was the governorship candidate of the Party in the 2015 elections in Taraba State.
She died in a Cairo hospital, Egypt.