Taraba State Governor, Arc. Darius Dickson Ishaku today received a high-powered delegation of the Adamawa State Government which came to condole him on the death of Senator Aisha Jumai Alhassan, former Women Affairs minister.
The delegation was led by the state Commissioner for Works, Alhaji Adamu Atiku Abubakar.
A letter of condolence from the Governor of Adamawa State, Ahmadu Fintiri was also presented to Gov Ishaku at the ceremony by leader of the delegation.
Speaking during the visit, Alhaji Adamu described the death of Hajiya Aisha as the loss of an icon.
He said Taraba had lost an icon, a mother in a million, one who was very kind and generous and prayed God to give Governor Ishaku and the entire people of Taraba State the fortitude to bear the loss.
In his reaction, Governor Ishaku thanked his Adamawa State counterpart, Governor Ahmadu Fintiri, for the visit of the delegation and promised that he would work with him to promote and nurture the healthy relationship that currently exists between the two states.
He described Jumai Alhassan as a wonderful woman. “She was an honest person. If she said she was supporting you, she will do so wholeheartedly”, Ishaku said.
He said after the election in 2019, Senator Aisha came and told him that she was ready to work with him in the interest of the people of Taraba State and that she remained committed to that promise until her death.