Maryam, the wife of a former military Head of State, Sani Abacha has said her husband was betrayed by the people he trusted in Kano. Maryam wondered why he was not tagged a thief until he died.
What is this amount of money after 22 years, you say oh we have found this amount of money and we ’ re bringing it back
It is a shame to tell lies on a dead man ! It is a shame to tell lies on your leader . “ If he had done wrong, God knows . If other people are putting the wrong on him , it is a matter of time
She said , “ I hope Kano people will realise that Sani was their son . And this man was born in Kano in Sabon Gari and later he came to Fagge and grew up, but his name is Abacha – a Kanuri name from Borno .
“ He has marks, Kanuri marks on his face, but he chose to be a Kano man . And he worked for Kano and he planted Kano people, but there are people that he helped a lot, but they are not even greeting me now for no reason.
They just hate us ! But why ? This is a very bad attitude. It is Haram and Allah is watch us . ” She noted that the loots being attributed to her husband were lies against him , saying time would reveal the truth.T widow said since her husband ’ s death on June 8, 1998, his family had been abandoned by the Kano elites .She said , “ I hope Kano people will realise that Sani was their son . And this man was born in Kano in Sabon Gari and later he came to Fagge and grew up , but his name is Abacha – a Kanuri name from Borno.She insisted that her husband did not steal from the country as was being claimed , saying he was being framed