Abacha, Sani

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Born: Sep 20, 1943 AD
Died: 1998 AD, at 54 years of age.

Nationality: Nigerian
Categories: Presidents


1943 - Born on the 20th of September in Kano, Nigeria.

1983 -
He joined the Nigerian military.

1985 - He was instrumental in the two bloodless military coups d'état that brought and removed General

               Muhammadu Buhari from power.
   
         - He became Army Chief of Staff in Nigeria.

1990 - He was appointed Minister of Defense in Nigeria.

1993 - He became 10th President of Nigeria.

1998 -He died on the 8th of June.

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