Nigerian businessman Sani Dangote, younger brother to Africa’s richest man, is dead
Sani Dangote, a Nigerian businessman and younger brother of Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, died at a hospital in the United States on Sunday after a protracted illness.
His death was announced in a statement released by the Dangote Group on Sunday.
Before his death, Sani, who was reported to have been battling with ill health for several months, had investments in manufacturing, agriculture, banking and oil services.
Dangote was well known for his role as the chairman of Dansa Holdings, a subsidiary of the Dangote Group. He had an undergraduate degree from Harvard University.
He sat on the board of several companies. He was also a member of several Chambers of Commerce.