Buhari mourns ex-Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Al-Hassan

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the death Hajiya Aisha Al-Hassan, was Women Affairs and Social Development during his first term office.

A statement by the President’s Spokesman, Malam Garba Shehu, on Friday, disclosed that the Nigerian Mission Cairo, Egypt, announced the passing the former and Senator, popularly known as ”Mama Taraba”

the condolence message, President Buhari 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, were by Boko Haram terrorists, shone .

“Her death is a huge loss not only to the female gender activist but to the country as a whole.

”Our condolences to her family, friends, National Assembly and government and people of Taraba State.” ()