Aliko Dangote loses younger brother, Sani

Popular Nigerian business magnate and Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote’s younger brother, Sani Dangote is dead.

Sani, who until his death was the Vice President of Dangote Group reportedly died in the United State of America on Sunday, November 14th.

His death was confirmed in a short statement released by Dangote Group on Sunday.

“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”, the statement reads.

Like his brother, Sani was also a successful business perso, he owned Dansa Foods Limited, Dansa Energy, Sagas Energy Limited, Bulk Pack Services Limited, Dansa Agro Allied Limited, and Dangote Farms Limited.

He was also on the boards 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.