Browsing: General Sani Abacha

Apart from the failed attempt made by General Sani Abacha to take over the company when he was the military head of state, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo also tried to close the company when he was the President and this coincided with the time he had a frosty relationship with his deputy, Atiku Abubakar. Obasanjo felt that the best way to cripple Atiku was to close down Intels and he pushed so hard but had to stop when relevant agencies drew his attention to the security implications of his order if it is implemented. That security implication of crippling the company still has not changed.