Example sentences for: abacha

How can you use “abacha” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Sani Abacha died Monday, the independent, pro-democracy Post Express called on the new military leadership to release political detainees and establish a "Government of National Unity" as first steps toward re-establishing a civilian democracy.

  • Sani Abacha fell afoul of a fatal heart attack--one key element, apparently, in his nation's constitutional system of checks and balances.

  • The NYT says the death of Nigeria's Abacha, whose five-year reign was marked by his brutal suppression of political opponents and who had no designated successor, initially prompted hopes among Nigerian political exiles and some world leaders that Nigeria, which had a flourishing democracy briefly in the early 1980s, might restore civilian government.

  • Both Suharto and Abacha, of course, were despicable tyrants, with records of venality and bloody oppression.

  • Instead, the military immediately named Abacha's top defense aide, a fellow general, to succeed him.


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