Dangote Confirms Death Of Second-In-Command, Sani Dangote

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Dangote Group on Monday morning, November 15, 2021, confirmed the death of its Group Vice President, Sani Dangote.

Dangote Management said in an obituary announcement:

“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 Swainuiwatahalla (SWT) Grant him mercy and admit him in Aljannat-al-Firdaus!”

The announcement was silent on the cause of death of Sani Dangote, the younger brother of Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote.
Details of Sani’s death are sketchy but he was said to have died at a US hospital.

Sani Dangote was an established businessman with investments in key sectors of the economy including manufacturing, agriculture and oil services.
In his lifetime, he 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.
Sani Dangote 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.

In recognition of his sterling leadership qualities, he was appointed as the Consul-General of the Romanian Embassy in Nigeria. He 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”).

Credit: News Express.

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