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Mama Taraba: Aisha Alhassan will be remembered for her courage – Gov Okowa



Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, has said that the late former Minister of Women Affairs, Sen. Aisha Alhassan, popularly known as Mama Taraba, will be remembered for her contributions to the Nigerian polity.

He said this in a condolence message by Mr Olisa Ifeajika, his Chief Press Secretary, on Saturday in Asaba.

Okowa disclosed that the deceased was courageous and outspoken.

He explained that the late Aisha, who represented Taraba North in the senate from 2011 to 2015, was a great mobiliser of people, particularly women.

He said, “I learnt of the passing of Senator Aisha Alhassan with shock and disbelief.

“She was my colleague at the senate from 2011 to 2015 and was a great politician and patriotic Nigerian who also served the nation as Minister of Women Affairs between 2015 and 2018.

“She will be remembered for her contributions to the Nigerian polity, particularly her advocacy and campaign on the empowerment of women and the challenges they face.

“On behalf of the government and people of Delta, I extend my profound condolences to the Alhassan family, the people of Taraba North and the Peoples Democratic Party.

“It’s my prayer that God will comfort all those who mourn her exit and make her good soul repose in His bosom.”

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