1. Animal skins
In 1957, at the age of 10, Muhammadu Indimi, was working with his father in his hides and skins trading business. He did this until about 1965 at the age of 18. It was the beginning of his business.
2. Father’s loan
Indimi’s father gave him a loan of £100 in 1963, which he invested in the hides and skins business, and which he also used to get some land to farm wheat.