President Buhari mourns renowned Kano businessman, Buhari Daura

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the passing of well-known Kano businessman and industrialist, Alhaji Sani Buhari Daura.

President Muhammadu Buhari. [Twitter-Punch]

The news of the death of Daura was announced by his family on Sunday.

In a condolence message by his spokesman, Malam Garba Shehu, on Sunday in Abuja, the president described Daura’s death as “a great loss not only to Katsina and Kano states but also the entire country because of his role in the country’s economy.”

President Buhari said that “the late Sani Buhari Daura was one of the oldest pioneer businessmen in the country who contributed immensely to the economy and helped to create jobs for hundreds of people."

The president affirmed that men like Daura rose to success through sheer hard work and drive.

He noted that late Sani Buhari Daura had demonstrated that “we can achieve success through labour.

“His life story is inspiring because of his commitment to hard work and perseverance.”

He wished the Buhari Daura families in Daura and Kano, as well as the Governments and people of the two states (Katsina and Kano) the fortitude to bear the loss.

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