Those Who Share Abacha’s Money Are Still Alive And Untouchable -Al-Mustapha

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Hamza Al-Mustapha, the former Major Chief Security Officer to the late Gen. Sani Abacha, has claimed that those who shared the money his boss left behind are “alive and untouchable.”

Hamza Al-Mustapha stated this in an interview on the Hausa Service of the BBC in Kaduna on Thursday, June 11, 2020.

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Hamza spoke about his surprise at how Abacha has been vilified since his death and explained how the late Head of State raised Nigeria’s foreign reserves.

“I am surprised by the way Abacha is being blackmailed. I am surprised because when he assumed leadership, Nigeria had less than $2bn in the foreign reserve.

“But within four years and eight months, he raised it to over $9bn. After his death, all the billions vanished in nine months.

 “The person that raised Nigeria’s image and enhanced security is now the subject of insult. But those who shared the money he left are still alive and untouchable,” Al-Mustapha said.

Abacha passed away on June 8, 1998, at the age of 54.

Since his death, huge amounts of money stashed in banks in the United Kingdom, UK, and the United States, US, have been linked to him.

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