He thus became a special child to his father. “Personally, I don’t see anything wrong with my father contesting for the presidency. Abu Bakr Atiku dan Shehu was born to the second wife of Usman dan Fodio in 1782. Aliyu is the son of Atikus third wife, Princess Rukaiyatu, daughter of the Lamido of Adamawa, Aliyu Mustafa. It was the practice among the Fulani people to name their first sons after their paternal grandfathers. It has also been stated that he is the only child of his parents after his only sister died at infancy. Adamu Atiku-Abubakar, the son of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, has said his father will contest the presidency again in 2023. He was named by his paternal grandfather, Atiku Abdulkadir. In a tweet on Sunday, Atiku thanked his friends and associates who graced the wedding fatiha. I felt extremely lonely as a child. ATIKU ABUBAKAR: Te est coice for President of Nigeria in 2019 INTRODUCTION ATIKU Presidency is An Opportunity to get Nigeria Working Again The 2019 presidential election in Nigeria is not merely another presidential election. Before the champagne could be uncorked, Atiku Abubakar had filed a case in court challenging the result, claiming it was fraudulent from start to finish. I did not want my children to be as lonely as I was. [4] Atiku saw an opportunity to support a ruler more loyal to him in Hamman Sambo and so recognized an independent Emirate under Hamman Sambo that took a significant part of the Adamawa territory. ALSO READ: ‘I shall continue to offer my shoulders for you all to climb,’ Atiku tells Nigerian Youth. Avvording to a fresh documents filed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja, the unnamed family friend gave details of Atiku’s early years and how his father died, the Nation reports. Atiku Abubakar GCON was born on 25 November 1946 to Garba Abubakar and Aisha Kande at Jada village of Adamawa State. Modibo Adama has fought in the Fulani war with Atiku's father Usman dan Fodio. This is a common practice among the Fulani people to name their first sons after their paternal grandfathers. He was involved, as were all his siblings, in studies directed by his father in Degel until the family and some followers were exiled in 1804. In 1957, his father died by drowning while crossi… Irresponsible borrowing results in unprecedented sorrowing. Atiku’s son said this while presenting the score card of his ministry as the Commissioner for Works and Energy in Adamawa State as the administration of Governor Ahmadu Finitiri, of the Peoples Democratic Party clocked one year. Atiku Abubakar GCON served as the Vice-President of Nigeria from 1999 to 2007 under the Olusegun Obasanjo administration. He said his father will contest for the presidency because he is an astute politician with an experience spanning four decades. 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He would succumb from his wounds on November 23, 1842, and was succeeded by his nephew Ali Babba bin Bello, one week after his death. Aliyu Atiku Abubakar and Fatima Nuhu Ribadu: wedding to be consummated on 3 October The wedding invitation from Atiku Abubakar and Nuhu Ribadu Although both parents are from Adamawa State, they belong to different political parties. He became the only child of his parents after his sister died at infancy. In a recent interview with Sunday Sun, the man of God maintained that he would be the 16th president. Atiku Abubakar was named by his paternal grandfather, Atiku Abdulkadir. Atiku Abubakar was born on 25 November 1946 in Jada, a village which was then under the administration of the British Cameroons – the territory later joined with the Federation of Nigeria in the 1961 British Cameroons referendum. The excited father took to his twitter page to express his appreciation and delight to see his son tie the knot with his lover writing; '' On behalf of my family, I express my deepest appreciation to friends and associates who graced the wedding Fatiha of my son, Ahmed Atiku Abubakar, to Sa’adatu Hamidu. Atiku, through his son and current Commission­er for Works and Energy in Adamawa State, Adamu, disclosed that his father, who was the 2019 PDP pres­idential candidate, would contest the 2023 presidency. Adamu Atiku Abubakar, first son of the former Vice President of Nigeria, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has denied saying his father will contest for the presidential spot in 2023. Atiku born under the Sagittarius horoscope as Atiku's birth date is November 25. .The wives would have been five, but for the muslim tradition which allows only four wives, Abubakar divorced one of his first four wives to marry another, leaving him still with four wives. Abu Bakr Atiku (1782–1842) was the third Sultan of the Sokoto Caliphate, reigning from October 1837 until November 1842. Age, Birthday & Horoscope Atiku Abubakar current age 75 years old. [4], However, his reign was highly unpopular to both the population and the Emirs of the Caliphate. The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the February General Elections, Atiku Abubakar on Saturday buried his father-in … Atiku was wounded during a campaign he led against the die-hards of "Tsibiri" in the autumn of 1842. Atiku is the only son of his parents who divorced before the death of his father when he drowned in 1957. His father was against western education but he got to study because of the mandatory schooling law that was in place then. Atiku Abubakar served as Nigerian vice president from 1999 - 2003. The Waziri’s title makes Vice President, Atiku Abubakar the de facto Prime Minister of the Adamawa Emirate, the second most important traditional office in the Emirate after that of the Lamido Adamawa, Dr. Barkindo Aliyu Mustafa. Atiku Abubakar. The former vice president on Thursday, January 14, via Twitter described Kanu as an outstanding soldier and activist. His father died when he was 11 and his mum, much later, when he was 38. His father died when he was 11 and his mum, much later, when he was 38. He was elected the Governor of Adamawa State in 1998. Atiku Abubakar was born and raised in one of the Adamawa villages which is Jada to the family of Garba Abubakar a Fulani man whose occupation is trading and farming. According to Nigerian Tribune, Adamu who is the current commissioner of works and energy in Adamawa State said the media misquoted him in the interview he granted journalists last week in Yola. He is suspected to be the first Nigerian to have received the vaccine. For disobeying an October 27, 2020 judgment, the Upper Area Court, Kubwa, Abuja, on Thursday, November 19, ordered the immediate arrest of Atiku Abubakar, son of former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar. He is the third child and was named after Atikus father. Aliyu is also very close to his father, Atiku Abubakar. - A former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, is likely to take another shot at the presidential contest in 2023, - Adamu Abubakar, a son of former the vice president reportedly made the disclosure in Adamawa state, - According to reports, Adamu made the statement at an occasion to mark the first anniversary of the Adamawa state governor, Ahmadu Finitiri, PAY ATTENTION: Click “See First” under the “Following” tab to see Legit.ng News on your Facebook News Feed. The election is about an opportunity to change the status quo and restore vibrancy to a comatose economy. From His Excellency, Atiku Abubakar: “Nigeria's debt has more than doubled from ₦12 trillion in 2015, to ₦24.9 trillion in 2019, yet we became the world headquarters for extreme poverty. Aliyu got his father’s title many years ago as Turaki Adamawa, taking over from his father, Atiku Abubakar, while his father became the Waziri Adamawa. The judge, Bashir Danmaisule, delivered judgment in favour of Sherif on October 27, 2020. Atiku Abubakar was born to Garba Abubakar, an itinerant trader, and farmer, and his second wife, Aisha Kande, to Jada village in present-day Adamawa State, formerly Gongola State. She was appointed in August 2015 by […] READ THIS: Coronavirus- Oyedepo, others apologise for flouting ban – Ogun govt. Abubakar shared this on his Twitter on Sunday … Atiku Abubakar has been a top civil servant, a vice-president, and a prominent businessman and philanthropist, making his fortune in the oil sector and giving some of it away to charity. Atiku received the vaccine in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. According to Nigerian Tribune, Adamu who is the current commissioner of works and energy in Adamawa State said the media misquoted him in the interview he granted journalists last week in Yola. [5] At the end of his reign, the tension came to a fore when he recognized an autonomous leader carving out the Adamawa Emirate. The name, meaning "Father of young camel" (Abu meaning 'Father of' and Bakr meaning 'young camel'), is widely used by Sunni Muslims. According to him, he has never had the ambition to become president, but a vision, which he says are two different things. Atiku Abubakar, former vice-president, has received the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. Daily Sun gathered that Adamu Atiku, who is the Commissioner for Works and Energy Development, actually represented his father at the rally which was attended by top leaders of PDP in the Soth West. A man who claims to be a close friend of Atiku’s parents, precisely his late father Garba Abubakar, alleged that neither of his parents was a Nigerian. Aliyu got his father’s title many years ago as Turaki Adamawa, taking over from his father, Atiku Abubakar, while his father became the Waziri Adamawa. In his verified Twitter handle, he called on federal and state governments to remove other impediments and roll out incentives to spur investments in the oil sector. She tweeted the invitation via her handle @HauwaAtikuUwais this morning. “The 1st petitioner’s father, Garba Atiku Abubakar was a Nigerian by birth who hailed from Wumo in present day Sokoto State while the mother, Aisha Kande was also a Nigerian who hailed from Dutse in present day Jigawa State. [3] When he was released, he became and adviser to Mohammed Bello for the remainder of Bello's life. Atiku Abubakar was born on November 25, 1946 in Jada, Adamawa State of Nigeria as an only child of his father, who was an only child of his grandfather, He admits that he grew up in an atmosphere of love. Atiku Abubakar is in essence the first son of his parents.Atiku had a very humble beginning and has witnessed huge struggles of life considering the early death of his father after he wa… Atiku became the Sultan in 1837 when his brother Muhammed Bello died. He is more interested in the best candidate winning. Governor Nasir El-Rufai's sons, Bashir and Bello took a swipe at former Vice President Atiku Abubakar after one of his sons, Mustapha dropped a shade for their father. Atiku Abubakar GCON. Atiku was the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate during the 2019 presidential election but lost to the APC candidate, Muhammadu Buhari. I make the best of it around here. His grandson was Muhammadu Attahiru I, final sultan of the independent Sokoto Caliphate. Atiku is the only son of his parents who divorced before his father drowned in the year 1957. Bakare said he has never been one to clamour for zoning or no zoning. Intels Nigeria Ltd., an oil and gas logistics company, on Monday said it had severed ties with former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, who was one of its major shareholders. Atiku Abubakar was born on November 25, 1946 in Jada, Adamawa State of Nigeria as an only child of his father, who was an only child of his grandfather, He admits that he grew up in an atmosphere of love. But this was a challenge unlike any other that Nigeria has seen before. In 1998 he was elected Governor of Adamawa State. His parents divorced just before his father died in 1957. Aliyu who is also a son of Hajja, the younger sister of the present Lamido of Adamawa, Dr. Muhammadu Barkindo Aliyu Mustapha. Abu Bakr (Arabic: أبو بكر ‎) was a sahabi, one of the companions of Muhammad and the first Caliph of Islam.He was also Muhammad's father-in-law through Aisha.His real name was Abdullah or Abul-Kaaba and Abu Bakr was his kunya.. On media reports about him saying he will be the next president after Buhari, Bakare responded: "Yes, I said so in the Church. He contested the 2007 presidential election on the platform of the Action Congress (AC). Seither trat er mehrmals als Präsidentschaftskandidat an, zuletzt 2019. Atiku Abubakar. Titi Amina Atiku Abubakar was born into a Christian home to Albert Yoruba family from Ilesa, Osun state. With his fifth wife, Jamila Atiku-Abubakar (she became fourth after his divorce from Ladi), he has three children: Faisal, Zahra and Abdulmalik. He banned dancing and music and made instruction in the Caliphate much more rigid. He was the only child, and after marrying his second wife, he said he … Atiku is the only son of his parents who divorced before the death of his father when he drowned in 1957. Ahmed Abubakar son of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has wedded his lover Sa’adatu Hamidu. His only sister died at a young age and that made him the only child of his parents. He noted that a day will come when it will not matter the ethnic nationality, but it will be who can deliver. In 2019, Atiku contested in the Nigerian Presidential elections with Peter Obi as his running mate under the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). A former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, is likely to take another shot at the presidential contest in 2023Source: Twitter. [4], Atiku attempted to reverse some of the policies of Bello that he considered extravagant. Paul Ibe, Atiku’s spokesman, confirmed the development to TheCable on Thursday. Atiku Abubakar was born on November 25, 1946 in Gongola state (now Adamawa state) to a Fulani farmer father and a trader mother. The answer of the government was to forcefully deport him to Chad on the bogus allegation that his father was a Chadian. [2] Many of his works of history and poetry survive and are considered key texts of the era. Sherif had commenced the children-custody suit after the divorce between her and her former husband, Abubakar, who bears the same first name and surname with his father, former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar. Adamu Atiku Abubakar, first son of the former Vice President of Nigeria, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has denied saying his father will contest for the presidential spot in 2023. On Monday, June 8, 2020, many newspapers quoted Adamu Atiku Abubakar- the eldest son of Atiku Abubakar and Adamawa state commissioner of Works & Energy Development as saying “In 2023, my father will be aspiring to the number one office in the land because he has been an astute, strategic, master politician for almost four decades”. Atiku Abubakar has been a top civil servant, a vice-president, and a prominent businessman and philanthropist, making his fortune in the oil sector and giving some of it away to charity. Adama threatened to leave the Sokoto Caliphate and instead join the Ottoman Caliphate as a result of the situation. And no wonder he succeeded himas Turaki of Adamawa, after Atiku was promoted the Waziri.. Adamu Abubakar, a son of the former vice president reportedly made the disclosure in Adamawa state, The Nation reported. Adamu Atiku-Abubakar, the son of former Vice President and the 2019 PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has revealed his father will contest the presidency again in 2023 by which time he'll be 76. According to Wikipedia, Atiku’s father was opposed to the idea of Western education and tried to keep Atiku Abubakar out of the traditional school system. A man who claims to be a close friend of Atiku’s parents, precisely his late father Garba Abubakar, alleged that neither of his parents was a Nigerian. [1] He was involved, as were all his siblings, in studies directed by his father in Degel until the family and some followers were exiled in 1804. The first years of Atiku were spent in Kojoli, 30 kilometers east … Vice President Atiku, who was vice president to former President Olusegun Obasanjo between 1999 and 2007 has a diploma in hygiene and in Law. Atiku was disliked by some of the Emirs of the Caliphate who tried to organize for other candidates, but Atiku was quickly named the successor to his brother. Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has revealed that his son has tested positive for the coronavirus. They tried their best to provide for me and to ensure that I grew up in a wholesome environment of love and spirituality. This is why I married more than one wife. Abu Bakr Atiku dan Shehu was born to the second wife of Usman dan Fodio in 1782. Atiku's son, Mustapha who reacted to a report of El-Rufai advising parents to teach their children how to respect women from childhood to curb rape, described the Kaduna Governor's comment as an "irony". Father Ejike Mbaka, the head priest of the Adoration Ministry in Enugu has declared that the PDP Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar and his running mate, Peter Obi, will fail in their bid to unseat incumbent Muhammadu Buhari in next year’s election for failing to donate to his ministry. The bloodless succession struggle ended with Bello the Sultan of the Caliphate and Atiku imprisoned for one year. Atiku’s Son Reveals Father’s Political Future Former vice president, Atiku Abubakar’s son, Adamu Abubakar-Atiku, has put to bed all rumours hanging around his father’s presidential ambition in the 2023 elections. ALSO READ: ‘I shall continue to offer my shoulders for you all to climb,’ Atiku tells Nigerian Youth. The pastor wished the All Progressives Congress (APC) leader Asiwaju Bola Tinubu well in his rumoured ambition to become president in 2023. Speaking about the clamour for Igbo presidency, the cleric said though every citizen has the right to express his or her own political aspirations, it is who the cap fits that wears it. Abubakar who bears the same first and last name with his father was directed by the court on October to hand his three sons to their mother, Maryam Sherif, for custody. He is a member of People’s Democratic Party. Atiku Abubakar Background. Father: Garba Abubakar (Fulani trader and farmer) Mother: Aisha Kande (Garba Abubakar’s second wife) Married To: Atiku has four wives and is the father of 24 children. Ahmed Abubakar son of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has walked down the aisle with his heartthrob Sa’adatu Hamidu. Meanwhile, Atiku Abubakar has described the stoppage of subsidy and price-fixing for petrol as a right move by the All Progressives Congress (APC) administration led by President Muhammadu Buhari. His father, Garba Abubakar was a Fulanitrader and farmer, and his mother was Aisha Kande. This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply. [2][6], Last edited on 19 November 2020, at 07:07, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Abu_Bakr_Atiku&oldid=989484676, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 19 November 2020, at 07:07. According to the newspaper, Adamu, who serves as a commissioner in Adamawa state made the statement during an occasion held to mark the first anniversary of the Adamawa state governor, Ahmadu Finitiri. Although his mother remarried but later died in 1984 of a heart attack. Reports have emerged that a former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, will contest in the 2023 presidential election. He said his father will contest for the presidency because he is an astute politician with an experience spanning four decades. Atiku Abubakar GCON (born 25 November 1946) is a Nigerian politician and business tycoon. About that Gelato. It was on 25 November 1946 that Atiku Abubakar was born in Jada town, Adamawa state. According to a fresh documents filed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) before the Presidential Election … Adamu Atiku-Abubakar, the son of former Vice President and the 2019 PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has revealed his father will contest the presidency again in 2023 by which time he'll be 76. Atiku Abubakar was born on November 25, 1946 in Gongola state (now Adamawa state) to a Fulani farmer father and a trader mother. The judge, Bashir Danmaisule, delivered judgment in favour of Sherif on October 27, 2020. Her primary and secondary education was at a missionary school, a Roman Catholic institution. The Adamawa Emirate was close to civil war until emissaries arrived revealing that Atiku had died and his successor had quickly reversed the decision to recognize Sambo.[4]. With his fourth wife, Fatima Atiku Abubakar, he has six children: Mohammed, Amina, twins Shehu and Ahmed, and twins Zainab and Aisha. Atiku Abubakar (* 25. By Atiku Abubakar JADA I was born on November 25, 1946 in Jada, Adamawa State, Nigeria. The event was attended by top political figures including Atiku Abubakar, the groom’s father; Bola Ahmed Tinubu, National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC); Mai Mala Buni, All Progressives Congress caretaker chairman and Governor of Yobe state as well as Bisi Akande, the former APC interim chairman. Atiku Abubakar reacts as former Lagos governor dies after brief illness. We mustn’t saddle future generations with debt instead of prosperity. Atiku Abubakar is the son of late Garba Abubakar, an itinerant trader, and farmer, and his second wife, Aisha Kande, in Jada village in the present-day Adamawa State, formerly Gongola State. Father: Not Known: Mother: Not Known: Siblings: Not Known: Relatives: Not Known: He served for twenty years in the Nigeria Customs Service, and eventually became the Deputy Director. “Personally, I don’t see anything wrong with my father contesting for the presidency. At a young age, Abubakar lost his father to a drowning accident in a neighboring village in 1957. My wives are my sisters, my friends, and my advisers and they complement one another,” “As a young boy growing up in Kojoli, my parents doted on me. I had no brother and no sister. I was named after my paternal grandfather, Atiku Abdulkadir. A former Nigerian vice president, Atiku Abubakar, has condoled the family and friends of the ex-military governor of Lagos, Ndubuisi Kanu. Atiku is the father to 28 kids and he cites the reason for the many number of children as :“I wanted to expand the Abubakar family. 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