Respect Your Old Age, Aisha Yesufu Blasts Lai Mohammed. 

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has blasted minister of information and Culture, during a live Program.

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Aisha Yesufu, who was a guest in a live TV programme “Democracy Today”, Broadcasted by AIT, said, Lai Mohammed should respect himself and stop deceiving Nigerians.

She stated this while reacting to the Claim by Lai Mohammed that Nigeria is not a failed State.

According to her, When Kankara boys were kidnapped the most demands came from where? As soon as they were rescued, you found your pathetic voices and started attacking the people who made those demands instead of the incompetent Buhari that didn’t protect them. 

Recall the minister of information, Lai Mohammed, says Nigeria is not a failed state, even as he warned the world bodies, International Criminal Court (ICC) and Amnesty International to steer clear of Nigeria’s internal affairs as a sovereign nation.

Lai Mohammed made this public during a media briefing in Lagos Monday while reviewing the state of the nation for the year 2020.

The minister among others explained that the nation will soon exit its second recession going by the robust fiscal and monetary policy of the federal , to rejig the economy.

Aisha Yesufu Biography

Who is Aisha Yesufu?

Aisha Yesufu is a Nigerian social and political activist who came to prominence for her role in speaking up for the abducted Chibok schoolgirls in 2014. Aisha Yesufu was the co-convener of the Bring Back Our Girl (BBOG) campaign that tirelessly held protests demanding for the rescue of the 276 schoolgirls kidnapped by terrorists in Chibok.

Full data profile of Aisha Yesufu

Full name Aisha Yesufu
Age 46
Birthday December 1974
Height 5″10
Alma mater Bayero University, Kano
State of origin Edo State
State of residence Kano
Marital Status Married
Tribe Etsako
Career Activist, microbiologist, businesswoman

Aisha Yesufu’s Childhood

Aisha Yesufu was born and raised in Kano State. Her parents were poor. Aisha described where she grew up as a ghetto.

She said: “Where I grew up in Kano State can be compared to a ghetto some people call it the Ajegunle of Kano where you have a lot of drug users, street children, almajiris, and using drugs was very normal over there. If you were not into drugs in that area, you were seen as an odd person.”

Aisha Yesufu’s Education

Aisha Yesufu said she was determined to go to school despite how difficult it was for girl children living in northern Nigeria to go to school.

She said: “By the time I was 11 years old, I did not have any female friends because all of them had been married off but I wanted to be educated and leave the ghetto.”

Aisha Yesufu initially got admission at the Uthman Dan Fodio University in 1992 but later left the school after a crisis and enrolled at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria to study Medicine. Aisha Yesufu left Ahmadu Bello University again after the school was closed following the murder of a professor in 1994. Aisha Yesufu finally completed her tertiary education at Bayero University, Kano, where she graduated with a degree in Microbiology.

Aisha Yesufu’s work profile

Aisha Yesufu is a businesswoman. She said she has never worked for anyone and don’t intend to. She said: “After my schooling, I went into business, I have never worked for anyone in my life and I never intend to. I have been doing business since 2000; I started my business after school and it became my main focus.”

Aisha Yesufu with her husband, Aliu

Aisha Yesufu’s Marriage

Aisha Yesufu got married in 1996, at the age of 24 while she was still in the university. Aisha Yesufu and her husband Aliu celebrated their 20th wedding anniversary in 2018.

Aisha Yesufu’s Children

Aisha Yesufu and her husband Aliu have two children together, an older son and a daughter. Aisha Yesufu’s youngest child was born on December 6, 2001, and she turned 18 in 2019.

Aisha Yesufu’s Activism

Aisha Yesufu said she has always been known for speaking out against any form of injustice since from a young age. In many of her interviews, Aisha Yesufu described how she participated in several protests while in school.

Aisha Yesufu said: “For me, activism has been part of me all my life. I am somebody that stands up against injustice because I have a ‘big mouth.’”

Aisha Yesufu, husband and two children.

Aisha Yesufu’s work on Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG)

Talking about her involvement in the Chibok girls’ campaign, Aisha Yesufu said she saw her speaking up for the kidnapped Chibok girls as an avenue to give back to her society.

Aisha Yesufu said: “I remember that I was at the gym with a friend who told me that later that day, she was going for a protest because of the abducted Chibok girls. I asked for the colour they were wearing and she said red. Since I did not have a red hijab, I decided to buy one that day. I called my husband to inform him of my decision and he supported me; that was how it started. When the Chibok girls’ incident happened, I was already set to give back to my society and I saw that as an avenue.”

Other interesting facts to know about Aisha Yesufu

Though Aisha Yesufu was born and raised in northern Nigeria, she is not from the north. Aisha Yesufu is actually from Edo State and so is her husband.

Aisha Yesufu has also revealed that she is not a big fan of house chores.

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