Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said late Sani Dangote was instrumental to developing the Federal Government’s tomato and other agricultural policies.
Osinbajo disclosed this yesterday, in Kano, when he visited business magnate, Aliko Dangote, to commiserate with him over the death of his younger brother, Sani, hitherto the Group Vice President, Dangote Group.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that Sani, who passed on at a hospital in the United States, on November 14, was buried on Wednesday.
Osinbajo was accompanied on the condolence visit by Governor Abudullahi Ganduje of Kano State.
He, (Sanni), was very instrumental to drawing up our tomato policy and several other agricultural policies that he was part of.
“We are here to commiserate with you; I know the Federal Government already sent a delegation; they just left, but Sani was a good friend of mine; somebody I considered a collaborator.
“He was very instrumental to drawing up our tomato policy and several other agricultural policies that he was part of. It was a big shock for us that he has passed on.
“I want to just extend my own personal condolence to you and other members of the family,” Osinbajo said
The Vice President described Sani’s death as a sad event and expressed his belief that God would comfort the family, while emphasising that the deceased left behind an excellent legacy.
Responding, Dangote thanked Osinbajo for coming to commiserate with the family.