Kano based multi-billionaire- businessman, industrialist, Islamic Scholar and philanthropist, Sheikh Isyaku Rabiu, is dead. He died in the United Kingdom following an undisclosed ailment. He was aged 90.
The deceased is the father of renowned billionaire businessman, Abdulsamad Rabiu, the Chairman of BUA Group, and Rabiu Isyaku-Rabiu, the founder of IRS Airlines.
Reports say he would be buried as soon as his remains arrive Kano.
The Sheikh made his fortune largely from manufacturing, textile, automobile, insurance, banking and real estate.