Sani Dangote, the Vice-President of Dangote Group and younger brother to Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote is dead. He died in the United States of America on Sunday, 14th November, 2021 after a brief illness.
Mr. Dangote had investments in manufacturing, agriculture, banking, and oil services. He was also the Deputy Chairman of the African Gum Arabic Producers Association and a two-time President of Lagos Polo Club.
Sani was a member of several Chambers of Commerce, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Shipping of Nigeria and President of the Fertiliser Producers and Suppliers Association (FERSAN).
He sat on the boards of several companies including Dangote Cement, Dangote Sugar, Dangote Agro Sacks, Dangote Refinery, Petrochemical and Fertiliser company.
He was better known for his role as the chairman of Dansa Holdings, a subsidiary of the Dangote Group that produces beverages.
Story: Ene Ken-Yawe