A son of late General Sani Abacha, Sadiq has said that funds traced to his father and kept outside the country were done for a reason.
Sadiq stated this in an interview with the BBC Hausa Service on Wednesday, but failed to state what those reasons were.
He also said that, of all their father’s friends they only relate well with family members of a former military leader, Ibrahim Babangida.
He said they still had some relationship with the family of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Abacha, a former Nigerian military leader had continued to make headlines for bad reasons 22 years after his death, as billions of naira in foreign currency allegedly looted by him were continuously being discovered and recovered by succeeding governments.
His son, Sadiq shared how Abacha family members feel about discoveries and recoveries of their father’s loot as well as their relationship with Nigerians especially, the late father’s friends.
On how Abacha family members are being treated, Sadiq claimed that despite late President Musa Yar’Adua lifting the travel ban placed on thier family, that he and other family members were still being harassed whenever they travel in and out of the country.
Noting that stories of reports of hundreds of millions allegedly looted by their father disturbed them, he said:
On those the family relate well with, Sadiq said,