A documentation process on Tuesday delayed the return of the remains of Sani Dangote, younger brother of the Chairman of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, who died in the United States on Sunday after a protracted illness.
According to a report by Daily Trust, family sources said the body was now being expected in the early hours of Wednesday for burial in Kano.
“We are in constant touch with them and from our discussion; some paper works delayed their arrival in Nigeria from the United State of America not as expected.
“It is clear to us that due to the delay, we are expecting the body to arrive Nigeria in the early hours of Wednesday for burial. The burial arrangement will be announced after its arrival,” the source was quoted as saying.
The 61-year-old deceased businessman had investments in manufacturing, agriculture, banking and oil services.
He was on the Board of several companies including the Nigerian Textile Mills Plc, Nutra Sweet Limited, Gum Arabic Limited, Dangote Textile Mills Limited, Alsan Insurance Brokers, Dan-Hydro Company Limited, Dansa Food Processing Company Limited and Dangote Farms Limited.