Atiku Abubakar was Nigeria’s vice president between 1999 and 2007.
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has become about the first Nigerian politician to get the verification icon on his twitter handle, @Atiku.
Mr. Abubakar, who is a leader of the new faction of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, recently joined the micro blogging site, twitter, and has about 50,000 followers while following over 20 tweeps.
“Atiku Abubakar (Turakin Adamawa), former vice-president of Nigeria 1999-2007” reads Mr. Abubakar’s twitter bio.
Mr. Abubakar was Nigeria’s vice president between 1999 and 2007.