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Vol 37 No 10

Published 10th May 1996


Nigeria

Missing person

Poison pen letters and Abacha's absences are causing concern in Abuja

What can account for General Sani Abacha's continuing absences from public functions? One reason suggested by those close to the Aso Rock headquarters is that Abacha and his wife, Miriam, remain in deep mourning for their eldest son, Ibrahim, who died when one of the presidential jets crashed near Kano in January.

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