Cape Town – Nigerian cement group Dangote vice president and businessman Sani Dangote, has reportedly died.
According to reports, Sani, who was also a brother to Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote, died in the United States on Sunday after a long illness.
The Dangote Group confirmed his death in a statement.
“…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 “!,” The Vanguard quoted the statement as saying.
Before his death, Sani had investments in manufacturing, agriculture, banking and oil services.
A report by Punch said that he also sat on the Board of 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.
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Compiled by Betha Madhomu