Hajiya Jummai Alhassan, former Federal Minister of Women Affairs and the first female to be appointed Taraba State Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice, is dead.
A reliable source from the family told iBabanaija that she died on Friday at a Cairo hospital, Egypt after an illness.
Jummai Alhassan was popularly known as Mama Taraba and was a former Senator, from Taraba North Senatorial District.
She was Taraba State APC Gubernatorial Candidate for the 2015 general elections. She contested for the same seat on the platform of the UDP in the 2019 general elections.
Aisha Jummai Al-Hassan was born on the 16th of September, 1959 in Jalingo, Taraba State, to Alhaji Abubakar Ibrahim OON, Sarkin Ayukan Muri.