In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 10th, June, 2020

Abacha’s Son Cries Over Airport Scrutiny

Abacha's Son Cries Over Airport Scrutiny

Sani Abacha

Sani Abacha

Son of former Nigerian army ruler, Sadiq Abacha, has alleged that though a journey ban on the Abachas has been lifted since through the Yar’adua period, members of the late Basic Sani Abacha household have been nonetheless harassed each time they journey in and in a foreign country.

“We went to the safety company, they even gave us a clearance paper. However even earlier than this lockdown that I travelled to Dubai, I used to be nonetheless interrogated on the Airport,’” he alleged.

Sadiq spoke in an interview with the BBC Hausa Service monitored by Vanguard on Wednesday.

Requested on how the Abacha household felt on stories of a whole lot of tens of millions, allegedly stashed in international vaults by the late army ruler, Sadiq mentioned the stories have been disturbing.

“We hear the report simply as others used to listen to. However there are explanation why the cash was stored …there are some politicians. Undoubtedly, I’m not pleased,” he mentioned

On their relationship with the households of different surviving Nigerian leaders, Sadiq Abacha defined that other than the household of Ibrahim Babangida, and to some extent that of President Muhammadu Buhari, others had, allegedly, didn’t maintain the connection.

” We relate properly with the Babangida household…, ”
he mentioned.

These revelations got here 22 years after the loss of life of Basic Abacha.

In response to him, “Our current relationship with a few of our late father’s mates is shocking. We alternate pleasantries with the household of Basic Babangida. We’re in good phrases.

“It’s only with members of the Babangida household that each time we meet, we affiliate and share tales.

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” We additionally relate properly, with members of the family of President Muhammadu Buhari. But it surely’s solely with the Babangida’s that we recall the previous.

” When Yayale Ahmed was Secretary of the Authorities of the Federation, he helped us and the journey ban on our household was lifted.”

” However up until date, I’m at all times interrogated on the airports anytime I’m travelling. They at all times say our names are nonetheless within the black e book.

” We’ve been to the safety company they usually have issued us with a clearance paper. That our names have been faraway from the black e book.

” However nothing has modified..I’m at all times harassed each time I’m going out or coming into the nation. I don’t know the place to go and be listened to. It ought to’ve been a safety company, however I used to be there.

” Nothing has modified. Even lately, earlier than this lockdown, I used to be interrogated after I returned from Dubai,” he mentioned.

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