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Dr. Fatima Atiku Abubakar Honourable Commissioner Ministry of Health

Profile of the Honorable Commissioner

Dr. Fatima Atiku Abubakar, holder of Bachelor of Medicine, Surgery and Obstetrics from the University of Dublin, Born in Jada Local Government Area of  Adamawa State. Amazon is another name that rings a bell in the Nigerian Medical circle. She was the commissioner nominee from Jada Local Government Area  called to serve her state by Governor Bindow Jibrilla led Administration. Dr. Fatima received unanimous endorsement by the state Assembly due to her academic and social disposition radiates hope in revolutionalizing the Health Sector of Adamawa as demonstrated in the polical and Phillantropism of her father, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the former vice-President of Nigeria.

Dr. Fatima Atiku Abubakar, despite her Royalty and fabulous wealth of her father has demonstrated patriotism in affirmation to come back to serve her people in the rural state.

A master degree holder in public Health from imperial college London in October 2012 to date. Dr, Fatima Atiku Abubakar undergoes an intensive PG course in Medical Statistics and Epidemiology at the University College of London, London school of Hygiene and Tropical medicine LSHTM, London, UK. The key course components of this accolade are: design and analysis of epidemiological studies, statistical methods in epidemiology Data analysis using stata software and Epidemiological Strategies of disease control.

Her penchant for higher knowledge in the medical field made her to passed professional and Linguistic Board Examination PLAB 2 in November 2005. In the same vein, the Eagle-lady also scaled through the Royal college of Pathology of the Royal college of Physicians, the multilingual female Doctor; while in Nigeria, March 2008 served Medical Officer in Zankli Medical Center, Mabushi Abuja Clerking patients, assisting in minor operations, herniorrhaphy, appendectomy and caesarean section. This include, Lumbar puncture, Phlebotomy, Insertion of IV cannula and Urethral catheterization both in Abuja Clinics maintama, Abuja. Similar health professional services were rendered by the young Dr. Fatima at Watford General Hospital, during her clinical attachment in medicine and care for the elderly in 2007.

Chronologically, Dr. Fatima Atiku undergoes House Officer Training Clinical rotations in General Medicine Surgery February to November 2004 at Zankli Medical Centre, Abuja, three months summer elective rotation in general surgery in the same Hospital from June to August 2003, while in June to august, summer electives of the United Kingdom, St. Andrews place London, DTM and H examination in April 2005.

Dr. Fatima has a post-graduate Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (DTM & H) and admission to fellowship of the Royal Society of Tropical medicine and Hygiene (FRSTMH) London school of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Kipper Street London from January 2005 to May 2005.


She made history in September 1996 – June 2003 as a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Bachelor of Obstetrics MB B.ch BAO (NUI) University College Dublin (National University of Irelan, Eire. These uncommon performance and traits manifested in Dr. Fatima Atiku since September 1983 to June 1989 during her Higher school certificate i.e A. Level in Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Kaduna, Nigeria. Two months duration with rotations in Medicine surgery, obstetrics & Gynaecology and Paediatrics at the National Hospital Abuja. She completed Basic life support and first responder training course in cardio-pulmonary resuscitation at St. John Ambulance Services, Dublin, Eire in June 1998.


The Jada born Female Doctor is a member of professional bodies like; Fellow-Royal Society of Medicine (FRSM), Nigerian Medical and Dental Council (NMDC), Fellow-Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Member-British Medical Association (BMA), United Kingdom Public Health Association (UKPHA) and General Medical Council (GMC) Uk GMC with No. 6094234.

Record revealed that Dr. Fatima Atiku Abubakar has proven proficiency in her command of English Language as demonstrated in her passing of UK English Proficiency tests.

A multilingual and fluent Doctor, she can speak Yoruba, Hausa and Ewe (Togolese). These additional linguistic assets which is rare helped her while attending to patients or communicating with colleagues of different cultural backgrounds. She is a wizard in the use of latest ICT Technology.

Even the world well known medical consultants, Dr. Peter Deshi, Orthopedic Surgeon with Zankli medical Centre Abuja, professor N.O HIGGINS, Professor of Surgery at St. Vincents university Hospital Dublin, Eire, Dr. Lovelt Lawson and Dr. Alfa Sa’ad a consultant physician in medicine Watford General hospital can attest to her pedigree