Nigeria: Dantata Is Dead

Abdullahi Sanusi Dantata, the chairman of Dantata & Sawoe Construction Company, is dead. He died on Tuesday in a German hospital.

Alhaji Dantata was an uncle to business mogul Dr. Aliko Dangote.

He was rushed to the German hospital from Nigeria after he fell ill about a week ago.

In a statement last night by the Director of Communication and Strategy in the Kano State Government House, Alhaji Baba Dantiye, Governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso said Alhaji Dantata would be sorely missed because of his contribution to the economic development of the nation.

His remains will be flown from Germany to his hometown of Kano, Nigeria on Wednesday for burial according to Islamic rites.

  1. joyce adams delshik Reply

    oh, what a sudden death, we nigerians wil miss. my ur soul rest in peace, til we meet 2 part no more.

  2. Ngal nanfwang Reply

    May ur soul rest in peace sir my boss n mentor will miss u greatly

  3. Sammyx Reply

    Haaa….! Sorry oo, is he not the man named among of subsidy sharer in Nigeria? No problem his brother Dangote will stand for him when probe starts. R I P

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