Unveiling Aisha Alhassan “Mama Taraba” in 60 seconds

Aisha Jummai Al-Hassan, popularly known as Mama Taraba is a Nigerian politician.

She is the Minister of Women Affairs of Nigeria. She was appointed in 2015 to the cabinet of President Muhammadu Buhari after his election.

She was previously a Senator, representing Taraba North constituency of Taraba State, Nigeria which she won under the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).

She later decamped to the main opposition party All Progressive Congress (APC) and became the Gubernatorial Candidate of Taraba State for the 2015 general elections.

She was defeated in the election re-run held on 25th of April 2015, but on 7 November 2015 tribunal removes Taraba Governor, Darius Ishaku, declares Aisha Alhassan of the All Progressives Congress winner of April 11, 2015 poll, this was later reversed by the Appeal and Supreme Courts of Nigeria.

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