The richest man in Africa, Aliko Dangote, mourns the passing of his younger brother, Sani Dangote who died in the US.
Sani, who was was the Vice President of Dangote Group reportedly died in the United State of America; the information surrounding his death remains sketchy.
Confirming the tragic loss, Dangote Group wrote on their official Instagram page, “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!”
Sani, in his lifetime, was 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.
He was the Deputy Chairman of the African Gum Arabic Producers Association and a two-time President of Lagos Polo Club in addition to being a professional polo player.