ⓘ Maryam Abacha


ⓘ Maryam Abacha

Maryam Abacha is the widow of Sani Abacha, de facto President of Nigeria from 1993 to 1998.

In 1999 Maryam Abacha said that her husband acted in the good will of Nigeria; an official of the Nigerian government said that Maryam Abacha said that to convince the government to grant her a reprieve, as the president, Olusegun Obasanjo, had been jailed by Sani Abacha. As of 2000 Maryam Abacha remained in Nigeria. She resides in Kano state, Nigeria.

Maryam and Sani Abacha had three daughters and seven sons. Maryam Abachas eldest surviving son is Mohammed Abacha.


1. Legacy

  • Maryam Abacha founded National Hospital Abuja originally National Hospital For Women And Children.
  • African First Ladies Peace Mission.F.E.A.P, N.P.I.