Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje with the good support of the renowned business mogul, Alhaji Aminu Alhassan Dantata, Kano Emirate and the Kano State Council of Imams, reconciled the differences between the two illustrious sons of Kano, Africa’s giant business moguls, Aliko Dangote and Abdussamad Isyaka Rabi’u.
The reconciliation meeting took place at Kano Governor’s Lodge, Asokoro, Abuja, Wednesday, which put a stop to all rumours making round that the duo were in dispute over sugar control in the country.
Both parties, Chairman of Dangote Group of Companies and Chairman BUA Group of Companies, agreed to work together and supply enough sugar to satisfy the demand of the country.
They all dismissed allegation that Dangote was planning to see to the increase of sugar price, through pressuring BUA to succumb to the increment. They described that allegation as baseless and lacking any iota of truth.
The meeting was seen as other similar efforts to reconcile the two giants by the governor and Alhaji Aminu Alhassan Dantata played the role of a father during the meeting.
Present at the meeting were the Kano elder statesman Alhaji Aminu Alhassan Dantata, Minister for Commerce, Trade and Investment, Mr Niyi Adebayo, representative of the Kano Emirate, Sarkin Dawaki Babba Alhaji Aminu Babba Dan Agundi, Chairman of the Council of Kano Imams, Sheikh Muhammad Nasir Adam, the Chief Imam of Sheikh Ahmadu Tijjani Friday Mosque, Kofar Mata, Kano and the Chairman of NEPZA, Honourable Adamu Panda.
All the two business moguls agreed to work together as brothers for the growth and development of the nation at large.
Assuring that, henceforth, there would be no differences, that could cause any disharmony between them.Aliko and Abdussamad have agreed to satisfy demand for sugar in Nigeria.
This is following a known-each-other meeting Ganduje, OFR organized between the two business tycoons on Wednesday Rumour was making the round that the businessmen were in dispute over sugar control. To halt the the situation, the governor invited the duo to the meeting.
During the meeting, the businessmen dismissed as untrue the allegation that Dangote was pressurizing the Abdulsamad, to increase the price of the product.
As the governor and Aminu Dantata admonished the two businessmen of the danger Nigeria’s economy my find itself if they allow the slight misunderstanding to grow, the two businessmen promised to avoid any possible misunderstanding.