Ahaji Abdullahi B. Umar, Madaki Nupe, popularly known as A B Umar, has passed on at the age of 84.
Late A B Umar died today Wednesday in Kaduna after a brief illness, according to Wakilin Arewa Nupe Abdulrahman Hussaini.
“The late Madaki Nupe after his successful ccivil service career ventured into private business.
“He was an entrepreneur and philanthropist who has done so much for his community in terms of industrialisation and Empowerment.
“He singlehandedly established Nupe Merchant, Vespa Manufacturing, Automotive Component Industry, Emo Electrical Industries and Ace Computers among others. He was a member of NACCIMA, MAN and others.
“The remains of Late A B Umar has left Kaduna for Bida where janaiza (funeral) prayer is scheduled to take place.
“We pray to Allah to forgive his short comings and grant him aljannah firdausi, amin. May the sickness he went through be a Kaffara for him, amin,” Hussaini said
Late Madaki Nupe is survived by two wives, children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, and other relations.