Titi Abubakar, Wife of Atiku Abubakar has revealed that she married the PDP Presidential candidate because of his honesty and patriotism.
Titi Abubakar who disclosed this while receiving a campaign group, Women for Atiku stated that contrary to unverified and vague allegation of corruption by political detractors, Atiku was actually a man whose integrity, honesty and sincerity earned him her love.
“I usually got confuse Whenever I read the false allegations of corruption being spread by mischief makers against my husband in the media.
“Most times I ask myself if they were referring to my husband whom I have been married to for 47 years or a different person.
“Their descriptions only befit the opposite of Atiku Abubakar, because he is not corrupt as alleged,” Titi Said.
The wife of the PDP’s Presidential candidate who further disclosed that no one knew her husband better than she does as they’ve been married for 47 years, added that she had never found him wanting in honesty, sincerity, integrity and patriotism to his fatherland.
Titi went on to reveal how she met her husband before their marriage. She said;
“I was on my way back to Nigeria from Benin Republic where I went to visit my aunt at the idioroko border and was accosted by officers of the Customs Service.
“They had demanded that I pay duty for a pair of brocade material which was a gift from my aunt, an argument ensued between us and i told them to have the brocade material for a keep because i couldn’t comprehend why i should pay duty for a pair of brocade.
“Suddenly an officer by name Atiku Abubakar who heard our argument summoned the officers to come along with me to his office.
“He was the head of the command at the time. After listening to both sides, Atiku demanded for the duty charge, dipped his hand into his pocket and paid the duty and handed me the receipt smiling and saying that ‘I will pay him back’.
“As the head of the command he could have simply commanded them to let me go if he chose to, but his patriotism to fatherland would never allow him do so, and that singular act swept me off my feet and i eventually fell in love,” she said.