Sad news has emerged from the Abacha’s family as reports indicate that Abdullahi Abacha, the second-to-last son of the late Nigerian military ruler Sani Abacha, has passed away at the tender age of 36. According to reliable sources cited by Daily Nigerian, Abdullahi passed away peacefully at the family’s Nelson Mandela Street residence in Abuja.
Abdullahi’s passing comes as a shock to many, especially since he was so young. The deceased was one of nine children left behind by the late military leader and was born in 1987. Despite his young age, Abdullahi had already made a name for himself in various circles due to his family’s prominence in Nigerian politics.
The Abacha family has a long-standing history in Nigerian politics, with the late Sani Abacha having served as the country’s military ruler from 1993 until his untimely death in 1998. The late ruler was known for his controversial rule, which was marred by allegations of human rights abuses, corruption, and embezzlement of public funds.
Despite the controversies surrounding his father’s rule, Abdullahi remained a beloved member of the family and was known for his amiable personality and kind nature. His sudden demise has left many Nigerians in shock, with many taking to social media to express their condolences and offer words of comfort to the family.
The funeral prayer for Abdullahi was held at the National Mosque in Abuja on Saturday, March 4, with family members, friends, and well-wishers in attendance. The Abacha family has yet to release an official statement regarding Abdullahi’s passing, but it is clear that the family is mourning the loss of a beloved son and brother.
As Nigeria mourns the loss of Abdullahi Abacha, many are reflecting on the legacy of the Abacha family in Nigerian politics and the impact that they have had on the country’s history. Despite the controversies and challenges that the family has faced over the years, it is clear that their influence will be felt for many years to come.