Atiku Abubakar GCON (born on 25 November 1946) is a Nigerian Politician and one of the Richest Politicians in Africa and an avid Business Man who filled in as the Vice President of Nigeria from 1999 to 2007 during the administration of Olusegun Obasanjo.
Atiku Abubakar was conceived on 25 November 1946 in Jada, a town which was then under the organization of the British Cameroons – the region later got together with the Federation of Nigeria in the 1961 British Cameroons refrendum. His dad, Garba Abubakar was a Fulani dealer and rancher, and his mom was Aisha Kande. He was named after his fatherly granddad Atiku Abdulqadir and turned into the lone offspring of his folks when his sister passed on at early stages.
|Real name||Atiku Abubakar GCON|
|Date of birth||25 November 1946|
|Country of Origin||Federal Republic of Nigeria|
|Source of Wealth||Politician, Businessman|
|Net worth||$1.8 Billion|
His dad was against the possibility of Western training and attempted to keep Atiku Abubakar out of the conventional educational system. At the point when the public authority found that Abubakar was not going to required tutoring, his dad put in a couple of days in prison until Aisha Kande‘s mom paid the fine. At eight years old, Abubakar tried out the Jada Primary School, Adamawa. In the wake of finishing his grade school instruction in 1960, he was conceded into Adamawa Provincial Secondary School in the very year, close by 59 different understudies. He moved on from optional school in 1965 after he made evaluation three in the West African Senior School Certificate Examination.
Following optional school, Abubakar examined a brief time at the Nigeria Police College in Kaduna. He left the College when he couldn’t present an O-Level Mathematics result, and worked quickly as a Tax Officer in the Regional Ministry of Finance, from where he picked up admission to the School of Hygiene in Kano in 1966. He graduated with a Diploma in 1967, having filled in as Interim Student Union President at the school. In 1967 he enlisted for a Law Diploma at the Ahmadu Bello University Institute of Administration, on a grant from the provincial government. After graduation in 1969, during the Nigerian Civil War, he was utilized by the Nigeria Customs Service. On 29 May 1999, Abubakar was confirmed as Vice President of Nigeria. His initial term was chiefly described by his part as Chairman of the National Economic Council and top of the National Council on Privatization, supervising the offer of several misfortune making and inadequately oversaw public undertakings close by Nasir El Rufai.On 29 May 1999, Abubakar was confirmed as Vice President of Nigeria. His initial term was chiefly described by his part as Chairman of the National Economic Council and top of the National Council on Privatization, supervising the offer of several misfortune making and inadequately oversaw public undertakings close by Nasir El Rufai.
Abubakar’s second term as VP was set apart by a turbulent relationship with President Obasanjo. In 2006, Abubakar was associated with an unpleasant public fight with President Olusegun Obasanjo, apparently emerging from the lasts offered to change certain arrangements of the constitution to go after the administration (Third Term Agenda). The discussion produced by the bombed sacred alteration immediately caused a fracture in the People’s Democratic Party. The National Assembly in the end rejected the corrections permitting Obasanjo to run for another term. In 2006, Abubakar dropped out with his manager Olusegun Obasanjo and left the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) in anticipation of the 2007 decisions.
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Atiku Abubakar businesses
Atiku’s different business interests are focused inside Yola, Adamawa; and incorporate the Adama Beverages Limited, a drink producing plant in Yola, a creature feed processing plant, and the American University of Nigeria (AUN), the principal American-style private college to be set up in Sub-Saharan Africa. He resigned in April 1989 and occupied full-time business and governmental issues.
Atiku Abubakar has an estimated net worth of $1.8 Billion and many valuable assets. He owns an Embraer Phenom 100 personal luxury plane worth $4.1 million and a $2.95 million chateau close to Potomac, Maryland, USA. Among numerous extravagance vehicles Atiku rides are a Range Rover, a Mercedes S550, a Lexus 570, a Toyota Land Cruiser, and some more.
Atiku Abubakar Cars
Atiku has contested in many Presidential elections and has been the Vice-President of Nigeria for 10 years. During his tenure, he must have had a fleet of cars for security purposes, some may have gifted him cars, and even after his term at his office, many people still gift his cars. Some of his luxury car collection includes Range Rover, Mercedes S550, Lexus 570, Toyota Landcruiser.
Atiku Abubakar Private Jet
Apart from his fleet of security cars and personal cars, he has a private jet in addition to his luxury collection. He is the owner of an Embraer Pheenom 100 Jet worth $4.1 million (N1, 563, 330, 000).