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The Brief History of Alhaji Auwalu Rano of RAno Air

You started selling fuel in tins along Gwazo Road near kabuga. You were faithful in your business. You never cut corners – four liters was four liters. This brought a chemistry teacher from Katsina to always buy fuel from you rather than go to the filling station. In a refreshingly new way, the chemistry teacher who was returning from a class at the state school of nursing along Isah Waziri road suddenly discovered that his money was missing and could not pay for the fuel he already bought.  You told him to go with the fuel but offered a caveat that when he comes back from Katsina in the other week he should come with your  money. The chemistry teacher easily paid when he came back to kano. The two soon bonded. Later, Alhaji Rano was to find out that the chemistry teachers elder brother was Gen. Musa Yar Adua. And he continues to buy fuel at this road side point anytime he visited kano. One thing led to another, chemistry teacher became Governor of Katsina state and no sooner President of the federal Republic of Nigeria. His first act in office was to request NNPC to grant AA Rano a term contract to import fuel. That was where AA Ranos  story changed. When others  sell at exorbitant prices AA Rano sells at the PPPRA pump price. He sacked even his own brother who adjusted the pump to make quick profits. He has sacked many managers also

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