Former Nigeria’s Vice President, Atiku Abubakar (GCON) is 71. He was born on 25th November 1946.
He is a notable politician, businessman and philanthropist, who served as the second elected Vice-President of Nigeria from 1999 to 2007, on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), with President Olusegun Obasanjo.
He joined the Ruling party APC in 2014 and was instrumental to the success of the party in the 2015 polls.
He declared his interest to leave the APC on 24th November 2017 in a move many believed is hinged towards achieving his presidential ambition.