Abacha was born on September 20, 1943, in Kano, Kano State, Nigeria. Abacha was a student, first in the City Senior Primary School of Kano and then in the Provincial Secondary School (now Government College).
He got married to Maryam Jidah Abacha in 1965. God blessed their union with ten beautiful Children, one died in a plane crash in 1996,therefore making the total number of children nine, six sons and three daughters. Check out few interesting things about them:
Mohammed is the eldest son of Sani Abacha. He married Munirat Fatima Abacha.
Zainab is the third child and the first daughter of Sani Abacha and Maryam Abacha. She married Senator Lado as second wife. Zainab is very educated, highly influential and wealthier.
Sadiq is the second son of Sani Abacha and Maryam Abacha. He is married to Hudayyah and also, he is the founder of Orion Atlantic LTD.
He is the third son and also the fourth child of Sani Abacha and Maryam Abacha.
Ibrahim was killed with 13 other persons on January 17, 1996 in a plane crash. May his gentle soul rest in peace. Amen.
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She is married to Mohamadou Bayero Fadil, a Cameroon billionaire. They are blessed with beautiful kids.
Celebrated her 42nd birthday in 2015 in a big hotel in Cameron. She is living a low key life.
The last daughter in the family. Recently delivered baby, married and doing well in her business.
Mustapha graduated from his mum’s institution, Maryam Abacha American University. It is located in Niger Republic.