"Cultured": Tinubu Bows for Prominent Northern Nigerian Business Icon Dantata, Photos Emerge

"Cultured": Tinubu Bows for Prominent Northern Nigerian Business Icon Dantata, Photos Emerge

  • A prominent northern businessman, Aminu Alhassan Dantata, was at the presidential villa, Abuja, on Tuesday, May 21
  • Dantata visited Bola Ahmed Tinubu, and one of the photos shared by a presidential aide showed the president's humility
  • Details of Tuesday’s discussion have not been made public as of the time of filing this report

Legit.ng journalist Ridwan Adeola Yusuf has over 9 years of experience covering public journalism.

FCT, Abuja - President Bola Ahmed Tinubu showed respect by bowing to greet Alhaji Aminu Alhassan Dantata, the chairman of Dantata group of companies, when the latter visited him in Abuja on Tuesday, May 21.

Legit.ng reports that Dantata, who clocked 93 on Sunday, May 19, is the patriarch of the Alhassan Dantata family in Kano.

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Bola Tinubu hosts Aminu Dantata at Aso Rock Abuja
Tinubu welcomes wealthy Kano personality, Aminu Dantata. Photo credit: @aonanuga1956
Source: Twitter

Dantata's visit to Tinubu: Nigerians react

Following the update from Bayo Onanuga, special adviser on information and strategy to President Tinubu, Nigerians on X (formerly Twitter) shared their thoughts.

Legit.ng captures some below:

@twuyi68 commented:

"Yoruba are the most cultured tribe in the world. Imagine the number one citizen of Nigeria PBAT greeting an elderly man with full respect.
"God bless our president."

@TeddyKing4real said:

"Respect for the elders. That's a Yoruba unparalleled culture. Typical Omoluabi."

@zinnyUthor4 wrote:

"Can you see how Tinubu bow for anybody he greet. That man is really an Omoluabi look at the way is showcasing the respect to people. I love this man."

@akashetu09 wrote:

"That is the Omoluabi in PBAT."

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Northern elder blasts Tinubu

Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Professor Usman Yusuf, a member of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF), described Tinubu government's 'Renewed Hope' agenda as hopelessness.

He noted that rather than injecting the Nigerian people with some hope capsules, the current administration has made Nigerians more hopeless in the last year since the ex-Lagos governor assumed office as the country’s president.

Proofreading by James Ojo Adakole, journalist and copy editor at Legit.ng.

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Ridwan Adeola (Current Affairs Editor) Ridwan Adeola Yusuf is a Current Affairs Editor at Legit.ng and a certified journalist with over 9 years of experience. He edited Politics Nigeria's articles, was the Acting Editor of AllNews Nigeria and Fact-Checking Researcher (Africa Check). He received his HND in Mass Communication from The Polytechnic Ibadan. He received a Certificate of Achievement (Journalism Clinic’s Fix The Leak masterclass, 2021) and also completed Google News Initiative's Advance digital reporting curriculum. Contact him at ridwan.adeola@corp.legit.ng.

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