Abubakari is the CEO of Rural Education for Empowerment Programme (REEP-Ghana), a foundation established to support girl child education. REEP-Ghana now operates with 100 girls in five clubs in five schools. Twenty-five girls are currently being supported with scholarships in SHS, with five students having already completed and awaiting their tertiary admissions. Thirty-five students have also been presented with bicycles.
He worked as a volunteer guide to students coming from Denmark under the then Ghanaian Danish Community Programme (GDCP) based in Dalun now Dalun Simli centre in 2005.
Abukari Abdul-Fatawu attended Kumbungu SHS and continued to pursue Global studies and Development management in Denmark. He is currently furthering his studies at the Tamale Polytechnic where he is studying for an HND in marketing.
The passion to better the lives of the indigenes in the rural community he grew up is what has pushed him to contest for the Kumbungu parliamentary seat on the ticket of the Progressive Peoples Party. Abukari believes his experience in community service and his message of creating just and disciplined society with a passion for excellence and science and technology as the corner stone makes him the automatic choice.