The brother to Aliko Dangote and vice president of the Dangote Group, Sani Dangote, is dead.
Sani Dangote reportedly died after battling with an undisclosed illness in the United States on Sunday.
The Dangote Group released a statement Sunday night to confirm his death.
“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 “!
Before his death, Sani was an astute businessman and investor in manufacturing, agriculture, banking and oil services.
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.
He owns notable companies which include; Dansa Foods Limited, Dansa Energy, Sagas Energy Limited, Bulk Pack Services Limited, Dansa Agro Allied Limited, and Dangote Farms Limited.©Standard Gazette, 2021. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s publisher is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Standard Gazette with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.