The heir of the famous Dantata family of Kano, and chairman of Dantata & Sawoe company, Alhaji Abdulkadir Dantata is dead. He died on Tuesday in a German hospital.
As at the time of his passing today, the whereabouts of one of his company’s German engineers who was kidnapped two weeks ago is still unknown.
Dantata, according to his personal assistant, Alhaji Awwal Dansadau, was rushed to the German hospital from Nigeria after he fell ill about a week ago.
He is the eldest son of Alhaji Sanusi Dantata a prominent wealthy businessman. His remains will be flown from Germany to his hometown of Kano, Nigeria on Wednesday for burial according to Muslim rites.