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Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo says the government of Nigeria have lost a rare gem friend who believed in its Agricultural Policies.
Osinbajo was in Kano to condole with the Dangote Family, over the death of their son, Sani Dangote.
He said was instrumental to the Federal Government Agricultural Policy on Tomato.
He said, “I, in particular, lost a friend who consults me on many of his tomato programs, and together we were doing, to the extent that we have achieved what we have achieved today in our National Tomato Policy’s”.
Osinbajo said although the federal government had sent a delegation under Hadi Sirika the Minister of Aviation, he felt a need to come personally to condole the family over their loss.
Aliko Dangote the elder brother to the late Sani, expressed deep appreciation to the Federal Government for sending a delegation and to the Vice President for his concerns.
“There is nothing one could do in the event of the death of my brother, that is life and every one of us will surely one day test the bitterness of the death”Aliko Dangote said.
Governor Ganduje saluted the Vice President for the condolence visit saying the love and concern shown by the government over the death is a source of happiness and worthy of commendation.
Professor Osinbajo was escorted to Kano by the Secretary of the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha and some Federal Senators.