|First Lady of Nigeria|
17 November 1993 – 8 June 1998
|Preceded by||Margaret Shonekan|
|Succeeded by||Fati Lami Abubakar|
March 4, 1945 |
Abba Sani Abacha
Mahmud Sani Abacha
Fatima Gumsu Sani Abacha
|Residence||Maiduguri, shuwa arab|
In 1999 Maryam Abacha said that her husband acted in the good will of Nigeria; an official of the Nigerian government said that Maryam Abacha said that to convince the government to grant her a reprieve, as the president, Olusegun Obasanjo, had been jailed by Sani Abacha. As of 2000 Maryam Abacha remained in Nigeria. she now resides in Nigeria and The United States. 
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