By Sanni Onogu, Abuja
Former Minister of Women Affairs Aisha Jummai Alhassan has died at 61.
She died in an Egyptian hospital in Cairo, according to reports.
She was a lawyer by training and the first female Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice in Taraba State.
She later became the Chief Registrar of the FCT High Court on 17 December 2003.
She went into full time business and politics after her retirement from the FCT judiciary.
She later decamped to the APC and was the governorship candidate of the party in the 2015 general elections in Taraba State but lost to the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governor Darius Ishaku.
She was appointed Minister of Women Affairs in 2015 by President Muhammadu Buhari, a post she resigned on July 27, 2018.
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