Minister of Women Affairs, Hajiya Aisha Alhassan, collapsed at the Internally Displaced Persons’ (IDPs) camp on Monday in Fufore area of Adamawa State while addressing vulnerable IDP women inside a store in the camp.
Mrs. Alhassan, who was in crutches when she arrived the camp, and after addressing the IDPs, entered the store to discuss with some of the said vulnerable women sequel to an allegation by some foreign NGOs on violation of some girls and women at the IDPs’ camps in the North-east.
While discussing with the women, she collapsed. Fortunately, she was quickly assisted to a chair and given a bottle of Coke to drink, it revived her.
According to some of her aides, the female minister had been diagnosed with low sugar, a problem that creates serious weakness of the body.But despite her state of health, she managed to explain to journalists at the camp that her fact-finding mission to Yobe, Borno and Adamawa States tend to confirm the foreign NGOs’ allegation of alleged s*xual molestation of ladies and women.
She told the IDPs that President Muhammadu Buhari is touched by their suffering and that was why he sent her to come and donate relief materials and felicitate with them.