Buhari describes death of Aisha Jummai Al-Hassan as a huge loss

By Chris Udochukwu

Abuja (Precise Post) – President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the death of his former Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Hajiya Aisha Jummai Al-Hassan, describing it as a huge loss not only to the gender community but to the country as a whole.

The Senior Special Adviser to the President (Media and Publicity) Garba Shehu disclosed this in a statement released via his twitter handle on Friday.

According to the statement Buhari said that both in office and out of office, late Al-Hassan’s concern for the of the girl child, especially those of Government Girls , Chibok, who were by , shone through.

The statement reads:

President Muhammadu Buhari is deeply saddened by the death of Hajiya Aisha Jummai Al-Hassan, “Mama Taraba’’, who was Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development during his first term in office.

The Nigerian Mission in Cairo, Egypt, announced the passing of the former minister and Senator.

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 of the girl child, especially those of Government Girls , Chibok, who were by , shone through.

“Her death is a huge loss not only to the gender community but to the country as a whole. Our condolences to her family, friends, and government and people of .”

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