Information reaching hitztv.com.ng has it that Atiku Abubakar and president Buhari have paid tribute to popular Kano businessman, Alhaji Uba Leader.
Taking to social media, Atiku Abubakar (PDP Presidential candidate), took to his Facebook page to pay tribute to the late Kano top business man, Alhaji Uba Leader.
CAUSE OF DEATH: Alhaji Uba Leader died peacefully.
Atiku Abubakar wrote: “I commiserate with the family of Alhaji Uba Leader, who passed on recently in Kano.
“He was an accomplished businessman and a true leader in his own right. He will sorely be missed. But we are consoled by the good life he lived and the indelible legacies he left behind.
“I pray to Allah, the benevolent and the merciful, to forgive his sins and grant the family the fortitude to bear the loss. -AA.”
Buhari said that Leader’s demise has robbed the people of Kano of one of its greatest business people who contributed to its development.
Buhari, in a condolence statement on Sunday, said that “the late Uba Leader had contributed significantly to his community, but he was not making noise about his noble deeds.”
According to the President, “his unostentatious charity was a reflection of his humility”, adding that “others should emulate his example of modesty.”