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Buhari Mourns ‘Mama Taraba,’ Praises Her Passion For Girl-Child Education

Hajiya Aisha Jummai Al-Hassan
Hajiya Aisha Jummai Al-Hassan

BEVERLY HILLS, May 08, (THEWILL) – President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the death of Hajiya Aisha Jummai Al-Hassan, popularly known as “Mama Taraba.’’

THEWILL had reported that Mama Taraba died in Cairo Egypt on Friday.

She was Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development during the first term of President Buhari.

The President in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu said, “The demise of the notable politician, Aisha Jummai Al-Hassan has left many saddened. Both in office and out of office, her concern for the education of the girl child, especially those of Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, who were abducted by Boko Haram terrorists, shone through.

“Her death is a huge loss not only to the female gender activist community but to the country as a whole. Our condolences (go) to her family, friends, National Assembly and government and people of Taraba State.”