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Buhari’s minister ill, secretly receiving treatment in US

27 May 2016, 14:01

Abuja - Aisha Alhassan, President Muhammadu Buhari’s Minister for Women’s Affairs, is currently in the United States secretly receiving medical treatment.

According to SaharaReporters, Alhassan, popularly known as Mama Taraba during her unsuccessful attempt to be Governor of Taraba State, has been in the US for two months according to sources.

Reports have it that Alhassan is undergoing orthopedic treatment and has had difficultly walking.

Also read: PDP claims Buhari is critically ill, set to be flown abroad

Her current whereabouts in the United States are not known at the time of publication. 

Alhassan according to News24 is one of the ministers that may be replaced by Buhari.

The President is worried that a year into his administration most appointees have nothing on the score card to show as their modest achievements in furtherance of the administration’s agenda.

Others ministers that may be replaced in the imminent shake-up are Geoffrey Onyeama, Minister of Foreign Affairs; Adebayo Shittu, Minister of Communications; Lai Mohammed ,Minister of Information and Culture and Kayode Fayemi, Minister of Solid Minerals

- News 24


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