Meet Senator Aisha Jummai Alhassan – Minister of Women Affairs

Senator Aisha Jummai Alha$$an was born on 16th September, 1959 in Jalingo, Taraba State. She attended Muhammadu Nya Primary School, Jalingo and the Local Education Authority (LEA) Primary School, Tudun Wada, Kaduna. She obtained a Degree in Law from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria in 1985. Senator Aisha joined Kaduna State Judiciary in 1988.
Between 1990 and 1992 she served as Technical Aid Corps Volunteer to the Republic of Fiji where she was the Senior Legal Officer to the Native Land Trust Board Suva, Republic of Fiji.
From 1992, Senator Aisha Alha$$an was a Magistrate at FCT Judiciary and became Deputy Chief Registrar of the High Court of the FCT in 1997.
She was appointed Attorney-General and Commissioner of Justice, Taraba State in 1999. She returned to serve as the as Secretary FCT Judicial Service Committee Abuja between November 2002 and December 2003 after which she became Chief Registrar, High Court of FCT until 2009 when she voluntarily retired from Public Service to join politics.
In 2011, Aisha Alha$$an was elected as Senator representing Taraba North Senatorial zone and contested the 2015 elections as the Governorship Candidate of the APC.


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