•By Halimah Olamide
Abdullahi Sani Abacha, the son of the late Nigerian military ruler, Sani Abacha, has passed away.
His sister, Fatimah Gumsu Abacha-Buni, announced this on Saturday via her verified Twitter handle, @G_sparking.
According to her, Abdullahi died in the early hours of the day.
“Innalillahi wa inna ilaihi raji’un. I lost my younger brother Abdullahi Sani Abacha,” she wrote.
“May Allah forgive his shortcomings and grant him jannatul firdous, Ameen.
“Please include him in your prayers,” she added.
The deceased is one of the nine children of the former Head of State.