Special Bodyguard Unit
The Special Bodyguard Unit, headed in 1998 by Abacha's top security aide Maj. Hamza Mustapha, is a force numbering 2,000 to 3,000 men who are based at the presidential villa and who served as Abacha's political enforcers and palace guard.
Created by John Pike
Maintained by Steven Aftergood
Updated Sunday, May 24, 1998 3:41:27 PM