Titi Atiku is the wife of the former vice president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, and present presidency aspirant of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), His Excellency, Atiku Abubakar.
Titi Atiku is a women and child rights advocate and the founder of the Women Trafficking and Child Labour Eradication Foundation (WOTCLEF), she then initiated the private bill that led to the establishment of the National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP).
Titi Atiku is recognized as Atiku’s official wife during his tenure as the country’s vice president. The two have four kids together. Titi was born on the 6th of June 1949 to Mr. and Mrs. Albert a Christian family from Ilesa Osun State but got converted to Muslim when she married Atiku.
Titi Atiku Profile
Amina Titi Atiku Abubakar
Date of Birth
6th June 1949
State of Origin
People Democratic Party (PDP)
Second Lady of Nigeria from 29 May 1999 – 29 May 2007
Titi Atiku did her primary education in Lafiaji, then proceeded to St. Mary’s Iwo, Osun state for her secondary education up until 1969, then she went to Kaduna State Polytechnic.
Amina was recognized as Atiku’s official wife during his tenure as the country’s vice president. She was a lecturer at Kaduna State Polytechnic.
While in Rome to further her education in 1986 and 1987, she saw many Nigerian girls on the street and found out they were deceived with promises to work in Italy and this made her start advocating for women and children.
Titi Atiku is a Nigerian advocate of women and child rights and one of the wives of former vice president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar.
Titi Atiku is the founder of the Women Trafficking and Child Labour Eradication Foundation (WOTCLEF) and the initiator of the private bill that led to the establishment of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP).
In 1999, when her husband, Atiku Abubakar became Nigeria’s vice president, that was when she started an advocacy to end forced prostitution and other forms of human trafficking.
She also ran education courses focused on welcoming and rehabilitating girls rescued from different countries back home to Nigeria.
Titi Atiku Abubakar expressed her eagerness to be First Lady, she said “I still want to be the First Lady of Nigeria Country in 2023” Speaking During her interview with BBC Yoruba, she asked Yoruba people to support her husband’s candidacy.
Titi also said she will never stop her Humanitarian work if her husband becomes the New Elected President of Nigeria on February 25 2023 and she also talked extensively about her organizations.
Titi Atiku has received different awards for her humanitarian services ranging from the Annual Nigerian Women’s Award (2002) to and D’linga Award (2010).
During a recent campaign, Titi Atiku was filmed telling voters to vote for the APC in the 2023 general election after condemning the party for failing to fulfill its promises to Nigerians.
She said, “By the 25th of February, everybody should come, if you have not collected your PVC, go and collect your PVC… we should vote APC; APC promised to do so many things for the country.”
The video triggered mixed reactions on social media with some people saying Titi’s comment was “obviously a slip of tongue”, while others capitalized on her mistake.
Titi Atiku Social Media Handles
Titi Atiku has made it known that she has no social media account.
Titi Atiku was born on the 6th of June 1949 into a Christian home to Albert’s family from Ilesa, Osun state. Her primary and secondary education was at a missionary school, owned by Roman Catholics.
Titi later got married to an Atiku Abubakar, then she converted from Christianity to Islam. She narrated how they met saying: “I was on my way back to Nigeria from Benin Republic where I visited my aunt and was accosted by custom officials at the Idi-Iroko Boarder who demanded payment of duty for the pair of brocade material which was a gift from my aunt.
“An argument ensued between us and I told them to keep the material because I would not pay duty for a pair of brocade, and a gift at that. The officer, who was Head of the Command at that time intervened, paid for the duty charge, and gave me the receipt.
“One thing led to the other, we hooked up later and the rest is now history. “As the head, he could have chosen to order that I be allowed to go, but he paid for the duty and that act from that time impressed me and I fell deeply in love with the man Atiku,’’ she said.
The two have four kids together which are Adamu, Aminu, Fatima, and Halima. Apart from English, she speaks Yoruba and Hausa languages fluently.
Titi Atiku Net Worth
Titi Atiku is estimated to be worth over $1.5 million.