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President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday pledged to continue to be fair and just to women in terms of appointments and realisation of the 35 per cent affirmative action.
Aisha Alhassan, who resigned her appointment as women affairs minister and also dumped the APC on Saturday, has picked the United Democratic Party (UDP), nomination form to contest for the Taraba governorship seat.
The Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Timi Frank, has warned his party and President Muhammadu Buhari not to overlook the seven-day ultimatum given by the leader of the defunct new Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP) to the ruling party.
An ally of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan, has denied speculations that she is planning to dump the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.
Mama Taraba is Senator Aisha Alhassan, the current Minister of Women Affairs in the Muhammadu Buhari cabinet, and arguably the most influential female politician in Taraba state today. She did something shocking and unusual in Nigerian politics during the last Eid-el-Kabir holidays.
Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, has lambasted Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan, after she came out to deny statements attributed to her, on the involvement of Kaduna state Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, in the kidnap of over 200 Chibok school girls in 2014.
Paul Ibe, Media Adviser, to former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has commended the Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Jumai Alhassan, aka Mama Taraba, over comments concerning the 2019 elections.
A leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has reacted to statements by Nigeria’s Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Al-Hassann, that she would not support any re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 but would rather deploy her support for a former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, who she referred to as her godfather.
Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan, never believed in President Muhammadu Buhari, Kaduna state Governor Nasir El-Rufai has said.