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Dangote loses brother

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Business mogul, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has lost his elder brother, Alhaji Garba Dangote, who died yesterday after a brief illness.

Confirming the death of his brother, Dangote informed This Day 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.

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