The President, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, has commiserated with the entire Dantata family of Kano State on the death yesterday in Germany of one of its most illustrious and industrious sons, Alhaji Abdulkadir Sanusi Dantata.
Jonathan, in a statement by his spokesperson, Dr. Reuben Abati, prayed for the repose of the late business giant and for fortitude for the family to bear the loss.
Abati wrote: “President Jonathan joins the family, the people of Kano and other Nigerians in mourning the late Chairman and co-founder of one of Nigeria’s leading construction and engineering companies, Dantata & Sawoe Limited.
“The President prays that God Almighty will grant eternal rest to Alhaji Abulkadir who, along with his other siblings, successful carried forward the expansion and diversification of the business empire founded by their famous father, late Alhaji Sanusi Dantata.
“He further prays that God Almighty will comfort Alhaji Abdulkadir’s family and heirs, and give them the wisdom and fortitude to maintain and build on his worthy legacy of remarkable contributions to the economic development of Nigeria.”