She is not a stranger to most of us; she is the lioness who contested for governor of Taraba State earlier this year. Well, we haven’t seen the last of this formidable woman as she was also on the ministerial list read by Senate President, Bukola Saraki.
Meet Aisha Jummai Al-Hassan:
Aisha Jummai Al-Hassan is a former Senator representing Taraba North constituency of Taraba State, which she won under the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
She is a lawyer and the former Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice, Taraba State. She was appointed the Chief Registrar of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja on 17 December, 2003.
She later decamped to All Progressive Congress (APC) and was the governorship candidate of Taraba State for the 2015 general elections. She was defeated in the election re-run held on 25th of April 2015 and failed to become Nigeria’s 1st female democratically elected Governor.