Nigeria’s former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, says he is maintaining his fitness ahead of a move to English premier league side Arsenal in the January transfer season.
Atiku shared a picture of himself exercising in the gym on his official social media handles (facebook and twitter) on Thursday evening.
‘‘Warming up for my medicals, so I can complete my transfer to Arsenal in January,’‘ he said on Twitter and facebook.
Warming up for my medicals, so I can complete my transfer to Arsenal in January.
Warming up for my medicals, so I can complete my transfer to Arsenal in January. pic.twitter.com/6YdL3spzTS— Atiku Abubakar (@atiku) October 6, 2016
Nigerians took to twitter to mock the 69-year old politician, businessman and philanthropist, who served as the second elected Vice-President of Nigeria from 1999 to 2007, on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party, with President Olusegun Obasanjo.
Player profile –— NPFL_ (@NPFL_Forum) October 6, 2016
Name: Atiku Abubakar
Former Club: Kano Pillars
After seeing this, Atiku is planning to join Arsenal FC. This is yet another merger in the Era of merger. https://t.co/gGCGGVvyhY— Abdulbaqi Jari (@Bahaushee) October 6, 2016
Some people will swear Atiku will sign for Arsenal, avoid such !— Abu Sakwa (@TwtrDaddy) October 6, 2016