People do ask “how much is Atiku Abubakar net worth”?
But before we proceed with this article, we’ll like to shortly brief you on who Atiku Abubakar really is, in other-words, Atiku Abubakar’s biography.
Short Biography of Atiku Abubakar
Atiku Abubakar is a former vice president of Nigeria who is also one of the most influential politicians in the country Nigeria. Born in Adamawa, Nigeria on November 25, 1946 Atiku Abubakar had his parents to be Fulanis. His father whom he lost at age 11 was a farmer, who strongly disagreed that his loving son Atiku Abubakar should pursue Western education due to the strict rule that bound the Westerners then. Atiku Abubakar is married to four wives and has twelve children.
The Prologue of Atiku Abubakar’s Riches
Atiku Abubakar has been through the ups and downs of life to get to where he is today. He has also failed several times and got back up again. In his early age, Atiku Abubakar ventured into real estate business as a Customs Officer. He built his first house in Yola, 1974, when he applied for and received a loan of N31,000. He later gave the house out for rentage. Atiku was able to build his second house from the returns of the rents he recovered from the first house. Just in this pattern, his houses were scattered all over Yola. He later ventured into maize and cotton farming with 2,500 Hectares of land in 1986. The business was not successful.
He was a strong believer in doing business, so he did not stop even after several failures. He again went into trading of rice, flour and sugar. The richest man today in Nigeria and Africa, Aliko Dangote was his close business friend. The good news about the the prologue of Atiku Abubakar’s wealth is when he established a company as at then and called it NICOTES, which was later metamorphosed into INTELS today.
Today, Adama beverage manufacturing plant in Yola and the animal feed factory is currently owned by Atiku Abubakar. It didn’t stop there. He later established a university in 2005 which he is the Chancellor. The University is the famous American University of Nigeria (AUN). This school operates in American style and it is the first of its kind in the history of Nigeria and Sub-Saharan Africa.
ATIKU ABUBAKAR’s POLITICAL CAREER
Atiku Abubakar fame rose to peak when he was appointed the vice president of Nigeria during the democratic regime of Olusegun Obasanjo for eight years between May 1999 and May 2007.
Atiku Abubakar Net Worth
He is worth more than $1.4 Billion.
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