Abdullahi, one of the sons of the late former Head of State, Sani Abacha, is dead.
This was revealed on Saturday by his sister and wife of Yobe state Governor, Gumsu Sani Abacha.Gumsu broke the sad news in a Twitter post.
According to reports, he died on Saturday at the family’s Nelson Mandela Street residence in Abuja.
His sister Fatimah Gumsu Abacha-Buni said
“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”.
According to reports, “He was hale and hearty last night, but was found dead this morning. He died peacefully in his sleep.”It was gathered that the funeral prayer would hold by 4 pm at the National Mosque, Abuja today.Born in 1987, the deceased was one of the nine children left behind by the late military dictator.