Chip off the old block

Africa Confidential Vol 55 No 7 | 4 April 014
The children of the late dictator General Sani Abacha are making headlines. The oldest, Mohammed Sani Abacha, operates a political network based in Kano, where his father was brought up. Mohammed was a stalwart of the mainly northern Congress for Democratic Change but when it joined with others to form the All Progressives Congress, he accepted the invitation to defect to the governing People's Democratic Party (AC Vol 54 No 14, Inside the presidential fight). He was seen in February at a PDP rally in Kaduna, according to a Nigerian press report.
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