One of the sons of former Nigeria military ruler General Sani Abacha, Abdullahi Abacha has died aged 36.
Abacha reportedly died on Saturday at the family’s Nelson Mandela Street residence in Abuja, his sister Fatimah Gumsu Abacha-Buni said.
Mrs Abacha-Buni, the wife of Yobe State Governor Mai Mala Buni, announced this 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”.
A source quoted by Daily Nigerian said, “He was hale and hearty last night, but was found dead this morning. He died peacefully in his sleep.”
According to reports, the funeral prayer would hold by 4 pm at the National Mosque, Abuja on Saturday.
You may be interested
Senate moves to recover N6tr ground rent from property ownersWebby - March 30, 2023
The Senate has set up an ad hoc committee to probe and recover over N6 trillion accruals from non-payment of…
FEC okays N24.2b free internet in 20 airports, varsities, marketsWebby - March 30, 2023
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved two contracts worth N24.20 billion for the provision of broadband for free internet…
UNICEF, UK float new project to protect children in N’EastWebby - March 30, 2023
The United Kingdom (UK) Government, through its Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), has unveiled a humanitarian intervention focused on…
Leave a Comment