Who is Sani Dangote? Social media has been thrown into uproar following news of the passing of Aliko Dangote’s younger brother.
The younger Dangote sadly passed away Sunday, November 14th 2021 after a short illness.
He reportedly died in the United States of America.
News of his sudden and shocking passing was revealed by the Dangote group in a statement released Sunday.
The statement read: “INNA LILLAHI WA INNA ILAIHI RAJIUN!
“It is with a heavy heart but with total submission to Almighty Allah that we announce the passing on of our Group Vice President, Alhaji Sani Dangote today 14th November, 2021.
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“May he rest in peace.”
Who is Sani Dangote?
He was a younger brother of the richest man in Africa, the famous Aliko Dangote.
The age of Sani Dangote is not yet immediately known.
With Aliko Dangote being 64 years of age, we can conclude that Sani would be several years younger.
Education and Career
Sani Dangote was a well-educated businessman.
He served as the Vice President of the Dangote Group of Companies.
He admirably served under his brother, who was the President of the Company.
Dangote owns 85% of the company’s shares, which is worth billions of dollars and reportedly employs over 30,000 people.
The company has holdings in oil, construction, agriculture etc.
Aside from serving as Vice President of the Dangote Group, he is an established businessman with several other investments.
He has shares in companies in the manufacturing, agriculture, banking, and oil services.
Boards of Companies Sani Dangote Served On
1 Nigerian Textile Mills Plc
2 Nutra Sweet Limited
3 Gum Arabic Limited
4 Dangote Textile Mills Limited
5 Alsan Insurance Brokers
6 Dan-Hydro Company Limited
7 Dansa Food Processing Company Limited
8 Dangote Farms Limited
Aside these positions, Sani also served as the Consul-General of the Romanian Embassy in Nigeria.
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He was a member of several Chambers of Commerce, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Shipping of Nigeria and President of the Fertiliser Producers and Suppliers Association (“FERSAN”).
Family of Sani Dangote
The late businessman hailed from the infamous Dangote family.
His parents were Mohammed Dangote and Hajia Mariya Sanusi Dantata.
His brother was Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest man.
Sani’s nieces were Fatima, Halima and Mariya Dangote.
Information on Sani’s marital status and kids are not readily available.
The net worth of Sani Dangote is not immediately available.
However, it’s safe to say he was very wealthy due to his multiple investments and position in the Dangote Group.