Gen. Ibrahim Babangida Pays Tribute To Late Sani Abacha, As He Turns 74

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Former Head of state, Gen Ibrahim Babangida opened up on how Gen. Sani Abacha had saved his life over 25 years ago.

During his 74th birthday, the very influential Babangida sang the praises of late Gen. Sani Abacha. He said he is alive today, because of Abacha.

He was speaking to Journalists on the events that transpired during the foiled coup, of late Major Gideon Orkar on April 22, 1990.

Babangida, who is also known as the ‘Evil Genius’ among many Nigerians, said “Some officers and men loyal to me insisted and took me out of Dodan Barracks to a safe house where we met other officers and me.” Adding that he was later moved to the house of late former Head of state, Gen. Sani Abacha.

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He said, “May God bless Sani Abacha. Sani Abacha was the Chief of Army staff, he got in touch with me, and we sat down, and we spoke on what we were going to do.”

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