Feuding billionaires, Dangote, Rabiu of BUA Group reconcile in Kano

Aliko Dangote and Abdulsamad Rabiu


While the Chairman of  Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote has over the years been identifying with the high fliers on the social radar, the same cannot be said of the an equal money bag, who sits atop BUA Group as its Chairman, Abdulsamad Rabiu. Tales were even rife at a time that these two Kano born money bags were parallel lines, but the rumor died natural death when the two were being sighted at functions together. However, the relationship between Dangote and Rabiu has since suffered a setback with the two at each other’s throat over business concern.

It is on record that Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote and BUA Group’s boss Abdulsamad Rabiu have been fighting dirty for the past few months over limestone mining rights. Even though a court of law is set to deliver judgment on their squabble, the two of them have not sheath their swords. The issue, it will be recall became so messy at a time when the two camps resulted into media war and the rest.

However, the giant men in questions recently had to put behind them their differences at the business field to unite for a common course when they met at the carnival like wedding ceremony tagged, Kano meet Oyo that was held in Kano to usher daughter of Kano state governor, Alhaji Ganduje, Fatima and son of Oyo state governor, Abiola Ajimobi, Abolaji into matrimony. With a fore knowledge that Dangote and Rabiu were going to be present at the high profile event, there were anticipation of what was going out play out between them like, but as matured men, they mixed freely with each other without giving a trace there is a pending score to settle between them. Of course, many tagged their reactions to each other at the wedding as a mere cosmetic affair, but many have actually hailed their actions as what is expected of men of their caliber.


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