What do we call this? Disloyalty or realism?

The Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Jumai Alhassan has been caught on camera declaring her support for the 2019 presidential ambition of former vice president, Atiku Abubakar.

Speaking in Hausa, "Your excellency, my father and by the grace of God, president in 2019" was the way she addressed Atiku during an event in which the ex-VP was present.

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The is quite awkward because her boss, President Muhammadu Buhari is yet to declare that he is not interested in a potential 2019 re-election.

Mrs Alhassan hit national fame as Mama Taraba after losing Taraba state governorship to Darius Ishaku in controversial circumstances in 2015.

She was appointed into President Buhari's cabinet the same year.