Dangote’s younger brother dies in US of undisclosed illness

The younger brother of Africa’s richest man, Aliko, Sani Dangote, is dead.

The deceased was said to have died at a hospital in the United States of America, even as details of his death remain sketchy as at the time of filing this report.

Sani before his demise was the Group Vice President Dangote Group.

He was an established businessman with investments in key sectors of the economy including manufacturing, agriculture and oil services. \

He also sat 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.

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He was the Deputy Chairman of African Gum Arabic Producers Association and a two-time President of Lagos Polo Club in addition to being a professional polo player.

He was a member of several Chambers of Commerce, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Shipping of Nigeria.

His death has not been confirmed by Dangote group as at the time of filing this report.

 

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