Sani Dangote the younger brother of Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest man is dead.
Reports have it that Sani died on Sunday at a US hospital where he was receiving treatment for an undisclosed ailment.
A Statement to announce the passing away of Sani was released by the Dangote Industries and it read: “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.”
Before his death, Sani was the Chairman of Dansa Holdings Ltd and was formerly a non-executive director at NASCON Allied Industries Plc.
Sani Dangote an established businessman and investor had interests in the manufacturing, agriculture, banking, and oil services sectors.
Sani was a board member of several companies which 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.
Sani Dangote, is a professional polo player, and was a two-time president of the Lagos Polo Club.
Sani Dangote was also a one-time consul-general of the Romanian Embassy in Nigeria.
May his soul rest in peace.