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Salisu & Sons Nig. Ltd. is a registered Limited Liability Company with Certificate of Incorporation number RC:77 505 issued by the Federal Republic of Nigeria on 19/09/1985. The company registered corporate headquarters is situated at:

No. GG 14 & AV 3 Benin Street, P.O.Box 9619, Kaduna, Kaduna State, Nigeria.

With an initial capital base of  N5 000 000 ($450 000) at inception in 1985, the company has, through constant innovation, manpower development and branch expansion grown exponentially with the current capital base of well over N10billion (over $70 000 000) as at 31st March 2009. Our role in the development of our national economy is better imagined. As employers of labour, we have endeavored to live above waters.


In our expansion and diversification scheme we have built branches in different catchment areas thus:

1.     No. 22, Nnamdi Azikiwe by U/Muazu Express byepass, Kaduna, Kaduna State - Nigeria

2.     AV 14, Calabar Street, P.O.Box 595, Kaduna, Kaduna State, Nigeria

3.     62E, Ado Bayero Road, Singer, Kano, Kano State  Nigeria

4.     SP 3157, Katsina Road, Dawano Market, Kano, Kano State  Nigeria

In addition to 1-4 above, we have satellite collection/delivery centers and Warehouses in most of the measure cities in Nigeria and are still growing.


We are principally into Commodity Trading, Import & Export, Manufacturers representation etc. in our quest for excellence, we have diversified beyond the shores of Nigeria to import or export commodities like Fertilizer, Monosodium Glutamate (MSG), Thermal Foggers, Ginger, Cassava, Sesame, Rice, Wheat, Farm implements like Tractors, Harvesters from or to overseas. We are also into the building of silos for storage of grains and other food stuff.

We have decided to exploit the global market to the fullest and do business with any reputable outfit that share our passion.

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Salisu & Sons Ltd.

GG 14 & AV 3, Benin Street,

Kaduna, Nigeria  West Africa.




Alhaji Salisu Hussaini (Maimaggi), was born on 2nd January 1951 in Saye, Bichi Local Government Area, Kano, Kano State, Federal Republic of Nigeria. He went to Kano Native Authority Primary School and completed his primary education in 1963, after which he proceeded to Kano Teachers Training College (TTC). After graduating in 1971 he moved to Kaduna city where he was employed by the then North Central State Govt. While in government employment Alhaji Salisu engaged himself in self development, on part time basis, in which he studied, Marketing, Purchasing and supply and Management at the Staff Development Centre Kaduna and Royal Society of Arts (RSA), London.

As a civil servant, Alhaji Salisu engaged in trading on the side line until he later resigned to pursue a full time career as a commodity merchant. Alhaji Salisu, to further enhance his knowledge, went to the prestigious Kaduna Polytechnic where he read English Language graduating with Advanced Diploma in English Language. An accomplished and highly respected businessman, experienced not only in the Trading Industry but also other key segments of the Nigerian Economy, Maimaggi ( as he is fondly called) has earned himself accolades and merit awards from sources that include Governmental organizations, Private sector and Multinational organizations. He is on the board of the following companies/organizations:

Group Chairman/CEO, Salisu & Sons (Nig.) Ltd., Kaduna

Chairman/Executive Director, Lamdan General Merchants Ltd., Kaduna

Chairman/Executive Director, Yanayi Manufacturing Company Ltd., Kaduna

Chairman/Executive Director, Dattawa Bureau De Change Ltd., Kaduna Chairman/Executive Director, Dattawa International Company, Kaduna

Board Member, Kaduna State Private Schools Management Board, Kaduna.

He has over 35 years experience in commodity trading, fertilizer, Bureau de Change, Import and Export business. He is a large scale Rice, wheat, Maize, Millet, Ginger, Sesame Merchant. Salisu & Sons (Nig.) Ltd. Owns one of the largest Farm/Rice Mills  in Nigeria at Chiromawa, Kano State, Nigeria.

In addition, he has made huge contributions that added impetus to the parent company ability to exploit existing business opportunities in realization of its aspirations, mission and vision. The track record of successes, rapid growth and expansion of the various companies under his visionary leadership are testimony of his managerial capability and style in the effective management of human and material resources.

Alhaji Salisu Hussaini Maimaggi is married with children and grand children, he is also widely travelled both within and outside Nigeria.

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