Business mogul, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has lost his elder brother, Alhaji Garba Dangote, who died Thursday after a brief illness.
Confirming the death of his brother, Dangote informed THISDAY that his death came very suddenly as he suffered a massive stroke on Wednesday, and gave up the ghost some hours later.
The late Garba, 80, was a businessman and the first son in the family.
Dangote confirmed that his brother was buried in accordance with Muslim rites yesterday in Kano.
The elder Dangote is survived by a wife and children