Nura Dahiru Barau Mangal
News reports came in Wednesday about Katsina’s richest man, Dahiru Barau Mangal. Mangal was born in Katsina State to the family of Alhaji Barau Mangal. He grew up with his brother Alhaji Bashir Barau Mangal and Alhaji Hamza Barau Mangal in Katsina.
Mangal is the founder of Max Air, Nigeria’s leading airline operating a domestic, regional, and international flight network. His other investments include transportation, oil and gas, and construction. He was a Non — Executive Director of MRS Oil Nigeria Plc who resigned on November 17, 2017.
Nura Dahiru, his son died on Wednesday when his bike crashed along Hassan Usman Katsina Polytechnic, in Katsina.
According to a notice by one of the mourners, he was buried at 10am today.
Messages of condolences have poured for Dahiru Mangal, who is also the owner of Max Airline.
Aminu Salisu Tsagero, writing on behalf of the Secretary to the Katsina State Government, wrote of Facebook:
“We pray to God to have mercy on him and forgive him Amen. May God give his parents the patience of this loss. We are praying for God to have mercy on our parents and the rest of the Muslim community.
“And when ours comes, may God make us die in good faith, amen”.Pararan.tv
The All Progressives Congress in Katsina also sent a message of condolence to Mangal