Atiku Abubakar,a former Vice President of Nigeria, has revealed a shocking trend in his family which has continued for several years.
He said that no member of his family, has ever reached the age of 70. The ex vice president made the revelation while speaking at an event to mark his 70th birthday on Thursday, by students of American University of Nigeria Academy and Primary schools.
He reaveled that:
“It is a milestone in my life because nobody in my family has ever lived up to 70 years.”
The ex president thanked the students for “the surprise of a birthday bash” and reiterated his commitment to continue to support education in the country.
He advised the Academic Staff Union of Universities to suspend the ongoing warning strike, saying that education is the backbone of tremendous development in any country.