Sani Dangote, the younger brother of Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest man, died in the United States after a long illness.
He was the Dangote Group’s Vice President.
His death was confirmed by family sources. He was alleged to have died in a US hospital on Sunday.
He was a well-established businessman with investments in major sectors of the economy before his death. Manufacturing, agriculture, banking, and oil services are just a few examples.
He served on the board of 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 were among the companies.
In addition to being a professional polo player, he was the Deputy Chairman of the African Gum Arabic Producers Association and a two-time President of Lagos Polo Club.
He was named Consul-General of the Romanian Embassy in Nigeria in honor of his outstanding leadership qualities.
Sani was a member of various Chambers of Commerce, as well as a Fellow of the Nigerian Chartered Institute of Shipping and President of the Fertilizer Producers and Suppliers Association (“FERSAN”).
The death was confirmed by the Dangote Group in a brief statement issued late Sunday night.
“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.
“May Allah SWT Grant him mercy and Admit him in Aljannat-al-Firdaus “!