The richest man in Africa, Aliko Dangote loses his brother, Sani

Aliko Dangote
Aliko Dangote


  • The most valuable man in Africa, Aliko Dangote loses his brother, Sani

Dangote Group Vice President and owner of Dansa Agro-allied Limited, Sani Dangote, has passed away.
He is the younger brother of the richest man in Africa, Aliko Dangote.

INNA LILAHI AND INNA ILLAHI RAJUN. With a heavy heart, but with full obedience to Allah SWT, today, November 14, 2021, we announce the death of our group’s Vice President, Alhaji Sani Dangote. May Allah SWT have mercy on him and him in aljannat al firdaus. assume,” a note from Dangote Group was released at midnight confirming his death.

The late Dangote died last night after a long illness in a hospital in the US.
He received a bachelor’s degree from Harvard University. He is an entrepreneur with more than 30 years of oil manufacturing, agriculture, and service experience. He has joined several other companies including Nigerian Textile Mills Plc, Nutra Sweet Limited, Gum Arabic Limited, Dangote Textile Mills Limited, Alsan Insurance Brokers, Dan-Hydro Company Limited, Dansa Food Processing Company Limited, and Dangote Farms Limited.

He is also Vice President of the Arab Rubber Association of African Tire Manufacturers and President of the Lagos Polo Club twice, in addition to his work as a polo player.

He is also Consul General of the Romanian Embassy in Nigeria, a member of several chambers of commerce, a member of the Chartered Institute of Shipping Nigeria, and a President of the Association of Fertilizer Manufacturers and Suppliers (FERSAN).

To those close to him, he was an unpretentious businessman and was shy of publicity. He is a trustworthy person and is close to his older brother Alhaji Aliko Dangote.

As the band’s director, he is mostly seen but not heard, and everything he does happens behind the scenes. For some time he has been absent, mainly from social circles. As he has been battling his health for several months.