- The death of a former federal legislature in Taraba, Abubakar Abdulazeez Ibrahim, became known
- Ibrahim happened to be a brother of the late Hajiya Aisha Jummai Alhassan, a Former Minister of Women’s Affairs
- The former senator reportedly died on Tuesday, October 5th in his home in Jalingo after a brief illness
Former Senator Abubakar Abdulazeez Ibrahim, the younger brother of Hajiya Aisha Jummai Alhassan (Mama Taraba), is dead.
The 64 -year-old man, who died on Tuesday October 5th after a brief illness in his residence in Jalingo, represented the central Senate zone of Taraba between 1999 and 2007.
In addition the late Ibrahim ran twice for governor in the state, reports Daily Trust.
He studied engineering and Business Administration at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State, and d was the owner of Ibramiyya Primary and Secondary School and Peacock College of Education in Jalingo.
In accordance with According to the Islamic religion, the funeral prayers for the deceased are held at 1.30 p.m. in the palace of the Emir of Muri, after which he is buried in the cemetery of Jika da Fari, where the remains of his deceased sister were also buried.
A tragedy strikes Nigeria when Mama Taraba dies at the age of 61
Aisha Alhassa, popularly known as Mama Taraba, was previously found dead.
Suleiman Dantsoho, her former media advisor, confirmed the death. He said the former minister died in a hospital in Cairo on Friday May 7th.
Alhassan held the gubernatorial elections in Taraba 2015 under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) contested but lost to incumbent governor Darius Ishaku, who ran under the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
After losing her application, President Muhammadu appointed Buhari her Minister for Women’s Affairs. She left the party after the party failed to acquit her for the 2019 gubernatorial elections.
Nigerians responded with many condolences on social media. @Usman_A_Gaskiya wrote:
“Innalillahi wa inna ilayhi Raji’un.
” This is an irreparable loss for Nigeria. I have just been informed of the death of Hajiya Jummai Alhassan (Mama Taraba) in Cairo, Egypt. May Allah have mercy on her soul and grant her Jannatul Firdaus. “