Breaking: Sani Abacha’s Son, Abdullahi Dies At 36
General Sani Abacha & Abdullahi

It is a sad day for the family of General Sani Abacha.

One of the sons of the former Nigeria military ruler, Abdullahi Abacha, has died at age 36.


Abacha died on Saturday at the family’s residence in Nelson Mandela Street, Abuja, his sister, Fatimah Gumsu Abacha-Buni, said.

Mrs Abacha-Buni, the wife of Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni, announced the sad news on Saturday via Instagram.

She wrote, “Innalillahi wa inna ilahi rajiun (Surely, we belong to Allah and verily to Him do we return).

“I lost my younger brother Abdullahi Sani Abacha.


“He died in his sleep.

“May Allah forgive his shortcomings and grant him jannatul firdaos (paradise), Ameen. Please include him in your prayers”.

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A trusted source says “he was hale and hearty last night, but was found dead this morning. He died peacefully in his sleep.”


The funeral prayer would hold by 4 pm at the National Mosque, Abuja on Saturday.


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