Meet The Military Lawyer Who Argued With Abacha Over The Detention Of Obasanjo, Yar’adua And Co

Major General Abdullahi Sarki Mukhtar (rtd) was a meticulous Military lawyer, an Army Officer per excellence, who once argued with his boss General Sani Abacha over the treatment of alleged coup plotters of 1995.

Sarki Mukhtar was among the few courageous hearts in the Military who were able to air their concern against the detention, and treatments of Obasanjo, Yar’adua and the rest of the accused persons penned down by the junta.

Sarki Mukhtar reiterated his stand about their innocent, because the was no concrete evidence to justified their detention and subsequent trial. He didn’t only raised his concern over their detention but also pleaded for their release.

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