The Chief of Staff to the Hon. Speaker of the House of Representatives and former Speaker,Zamfara State House of Assembly,Hon. Sanusi Rikiji has lost his father, Alhaji Garba Rikiji.
He died at the age of 80.
Alhaji Garba Rikiji, who until his death was a community leader ,philanthropist and an industrialist hailed from Gusau Local Government Area of Zamfara State. He contributed immensely to the socio-economic development of Zamfara State and was until his death was the Chairman, Rikiji and Sons Group of Companies.
Alhaji Garba Rikiji is survived by wives and children among whom are Rt. Hon. Sanusi Rikiji, Alhaji Lawali Garba Rikiji, Chairman Danmaikyau and Sons limited and others.He has been buried according to Islamic rites in Gusau.