Sani Abacha

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Birthday
20, 1943
Birthplace
Nigeria
Death Date
Jun 8, 1998 (54)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
20, 1943
Birthplace
Nigeria
Death Date
Jun 8, 1998 (54)

About

Military leader and politician who was the de facto president of Nigeria from 1993 to 1998. He was a ruthless dictator who was guilty of many human rights violations during his reign.

Before Fame

He went to the Nigerian Military Training College and Mons Officer Cadet School.

Trivia

He claimed complete control over the government in September of 1994 and did not relinquish it till 1998.

Family Life

He raised ten children with his wife Maryam Abacha.

Associated With

He and Idi Dada were both African dictators who were accused of human rights violations.