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Father of BUA Group Owner, IRS Chairman, Sheikh Isyaku Rabiu is Dead

by Happynaija

Kano businessman and Islamic scholar, Sheikh Isyaku Rabiu is dead.


Isiyaku, 90, passed away after a brief illness in the United Kingdom.

Rabiu will be buried according to Islamic rites as

soon as his body arrives Nigeria.


Sheikh Isyaku founded a major family operated holding company with a

history of investment in manufacturing, insurance,

banking and real estate.


In the 1970s, the group invested in manufacturing with its

first investment being the Kano Suit and

Packing Cases company, a factory producing suit

cases and handbags.


The firm was a joint venture with Lebanese investors.


In 1972, he formed the Bagauda Textile Mill,

manufacturing woven cloths for uniforms.


The deceased also established a series of ventures in

different segments of the economy including frozen

food service, real estate, sugar and a motor vehicle

and parts distribution company

specialized in Daihatsu products.

He is survived by many children and grandchildren,

including his first son Nafiu Rabiu;

influential Nigerian businessmen Abdulsamad Rabiu,

Chairman of BUA Group; Rabiu Rabiu, owner of IRS Airlines,

Naziru Rabiu, Quraish I Rabiu, Makiu Rabiu, Abdullahi Rabiu,

Muhammad Rabiu and Daha Rabiu among others.

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