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Dangote, Ganduje, others step out for Abdusamad Rabiu’s dad burial In Kano



Thousands of eminent Nigerians, including the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, attended the funeral prayer of Kano businessman, the late Sheik Isiyaku Rabi’u penultimate Friday, May 11.

The respected philanthropist is the father of billionaire businessman and owner of Bua Group, Abdulsamad Rabiu.

The funeral prayer was held at the Sheik Muhammad Rabi’u Juma’at Mosque in Goron Dutse within Kano metropolis and was led by the Chief Imam of Kaulaha Mosque, Sheikh Tijjani Aliyu Sisa.


Among other prominent personalities that also attended the prayer were Alhaji Aliko Dangote; Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje; his Deputy, Prof Hafiz Abubakar; Jigawa State Governor Mohammed Badaru Abubakar;

Minister of Interior, Lt-Gen. Abdurrahman Dambazau; Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai; Emirs of Kano, Daura and Ringim, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, Alhaji Umar Faruk and Alhaji Sayyadi Mahmud Ringim, respectively.

Also in attendance were politicians, members of the diplomatic corps, members of the business community, prominent Islamic scholars and numerous sympathisers from across the country. 

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