Ms. Fatima Atiku Abubakar, the daughter of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, in a statement today, said that she has not followed her father to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
45 year old Fatima, who is a medical doctor, is currently the commissioner of health in Adamawa State. She was appointed in August 2015 by Governor Jibrilla Bindow who won the governorship election under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Her statement came as her responds to a report by The Sun Newspaper that she resigned and stepped down from her position as a commissioner.
She however told Premium Times Newspapers that she did not resign, adding that she was preoccupied with her duties as an APC commissioner.
“I have not resigned and I am performing my duties as the representative of H.E the Governor on all health matters in the state,” She stated in a text message to PT today.