Buhari mourns Kano businessman, Tijjani Rabiu

President Muhammadu Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has described the death of Kano businessman, Alhaji Tijjani Rabiu, the immediate younger brother of the late tycoonAlhaji Isyaku Rabiu, as “the fall of another star in the galaxy of commerce and trade in Northern Nigeria.”

President Buhari, who was reacting to the death of Tijjani yesterday, said “the deceased belonged to a business dynasty that has become famous since the birth of modern Nigeria and who achieved business successes through sheer hard work and determination.”

The president, in a statement issued by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, lauded Tijjani for “following the enviable path of his older brother, Isyaku Rabiu, who remained relevant in a tough, competitive environment despite the passage of time.”

The president extended his condolences to Abdulsamad Rabiu, Chairman of Bua Group of Companies and other members of the family as well as to the government and people of Kano State over the passing away of Tijjani Rabiu.

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