Aisha Jummai Alhassan is the current Minster of Women Affairs and Social Development of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. A politician and lawyer of great repute, Aisha Jummai Al-Hassan was the former Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice, of Taraba State. She was appointed the Chief Registrar of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja on 17 December 2003.
Senator Aisha is a lawyer by training. Her career began when she started work as a Magistrate Grade II in April 1988 in the Kaduna State Judiciary and was later on admitted to the Fijian Bar after she enrolled in a Technical Aid Corps Programme organised by the Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs. She became the first female to be appointed Taraba State Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice. She is also the first female Secretary FCT judicial council and was also Chief Registrar of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory.
She has received numerous awards and honours, some from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and other meritorious service awards by the Magistrates Association of Nigeria, (National Body and Abuja Branch), to mention but just a few.
Senator Aisha Jummai Alhassan is one of the distinguished speakers at the 2nd Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum. The forum is scheduled to take place on the 28th – 30th of September, 2016 at The Civic Centre, Lagos, Nigeria. The programme is a gathering where women will be inspired to greater achievements in today’s economy and society.
For more information on the forum, visit this link.
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