From Blessing Ibunge, Port Harcourt
Former representative of Rivers South-East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Abe, has described the late Senator Aisha Alhassan, a.k.a ‘Mama Taraba, as a trailblazer.
This as the former Senator has condoled the people of Taraba North Senatorial District in Taraba State, over the death of their daughter.
Abe, in a condolence message over the weekend signed by his spokesperson, Parry Saroh Benson, described the news of the untimely demise of the late Senator Aisha Alhassan as very sad and painful.
He said: “Aisha Alhassan was a great Lady, trailblazer who distinguished herself both as a Lawyer, Politician, Entrepreneur, and more.
“She was generous, giving freely of her time and resources always ready to lend a helping hand and turn a listening ear.
“Aisha would be missed by her colleagues, family, and friends. In every sense, she was a great Nigerian indeed.
“We would always remember her with fondness and great affection, may Almighty God grant her rest and give her family the strength to bear this great loss”.
Senator Aisha Alhassan, represented Taraba North Senatorial District of Taraba State, Nigeria, which she won under the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), between 2011-2015.
She later decamped to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), and served as Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development between 2015-2018.