Abacha Nigerians remember late dictator 18 years after death

The circumstances of Abacha’s death have been surrounded in mystery with a popular story suggesting that he ate a poisoned apple given to him by a prostitute.

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Late Nigerian military leader General Sani Abacha is shown in this September 1993 file photo. play Late Nigerian military leader General Sani Abacha is shown in this September 1993 file photo. (Reuters)
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Former Nigerian dictator, Sani Abacha died on June 8, 1998, exactly 18 years ago.

The circumstances of Abacha’s death have been surrounded in mystery with a popular story suggesting that he ate a poisoned apple given to him by a prostitute.

The former dictator has continued to make headlines annually due to the recovery of large sums of money stolen and stashed abroad by his family.

Read Nigerians’ Twitter comments on the 18th anniversary of Abacha’s death below:

 

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