Saying that Kano state born business maverick, Abdulsamad Isyaku Rabiu is enthusiastic, optimistic and future-oriented is like stating the obvious. But self-belief, hard work, disciplined and dedication has been the watchword of the founder and chairman of BUA Group, a Nigerian conglomerate with interests in manufacturing.
The son of Nigeria’s foremost industrialists, Khalifah Isyaku Rabiu has definitely taken after his father’s philanthropy and savvy entrepreneurial skills.
The 55-years-old businessman billionaire who has appeared in Forbes of the world richest men have been a significant inspiration to many people in Nigeria and throughout Africa.
And one unique thing you can’t take away from the chairman of Nigerian Bank of Industry is the fact that he broke an eight-year monopoly in the Nigerian sugar industry by commissioning the second largest sugar refinery in sub-Saharan Africa.
However, the very humble businessman who owns a penthouse at the one and only hotel, in Cape Town uses BUA Foundation for his philanthropic activities that have contributed towards the development and upliftment of individuals and government parastatal.