Daughter of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, Dr Fati Atiku, has stirred controversy in her residence Adamawa State with denial of a report that she has revalidated her membership of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Fati Atiku who was the Commissioner of Well being all through the final APC authorities in Adamawa State and was assumed to have remained part of the APC household after she left workplace with the ex-Governor Jibrilla Bindow in 2019, was reported to have revalidated her membership of the APC earlier on Wednesday.
She countered the report, nevertheless, insisting that she will not be an energetic member of any celebration.
In a press assertion she personally signed however mailed to newsmen in Adamawa State by Abubakar Atiku’s media chief, Paul Ibe, Fati Atiku stated, “Opposite to media stories, I didn’t revalidate my membership of the APC.”
Indicating that she was by no means actually a partisan member of APC at the same time as she labored as a Commissioner underneath a authorities shaped by APC, Fati Atiku said, “In 2015 once I was appointed as Commissioner of Well being in Adamawa State, I needed to be part of the ruling celebration in my state. It was a requirement for the chance to serve.
“For the reason that conclusion of my obligation tour as Commissioner, I’m now into non-public follow, with no affiliation to any political celebration.
“I used to be, nevertheless, bowled over to learn of my purported revalidation of APC membership. For the avoidance of doubt, I didn’t revalidate any membership of APC which was necessitated by my name to service in 2015.”
Fati Atiku launched her press assertion in opposition to the backdrop of the information story that trended, strengthened by the image of a card on which it was indicated that she revalidated her membership of APC on February 19, 2021.
Addressing this immediately, Fati said, “Certainly, I’ve been in Abuja, by no means travelled to Jada the place the purported revalidation was stated to have taken place and by no means stuffed a kind nor signed any doc. The signature appended to the doc in circulation will not be my signature.”
Atiku’s daughter stirs controversy in Adamawa, denies revalidating APC membership