Nigerians React to News of the First Female Governor, Aisha Jumai Alhassan


November 9, 2015
The Taraba State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal nullified the victory of Governor Darius Ishaku and instead declared the runner up, Senator Aisha Jumai Alhassan,‎ as the winner, making her the first elected female governor of a Nigerian state. The reactions of Nigerians are varied.
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Nigeria is falling….Hopes are dashed, dreams obstructed. With the level of corruption and injustice obtainable in our…
Posted by Vincent Angel on Saturday, November 7, 2015
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Habaaaa, is this one called change ? APC, am so ashamed of u guys , with all the promise of change ? Is this one dynamic…
Posted by Nelson Paul on Saturday, November 7, 2015
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i have to be happy not just by the electing her a first female governor in nig. so far but just for 2 things 1, the…
Posted by Assadiq Adamu on Saturday, November 7, 2015

Mama Taraba still gets to choose whether or not she wants to be governor.

https://twitter.com/EmekaXI/status/662977175709229058

But it looks like she’s already made her choice.

We’re looking forward to her showing that what a man can do, a woman can do better.

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