Sani Dangote, younger brother to Africa’s richest man is dead

Written by on November 15, 2021

The Group Vice President of the Dangote Group and owner of Dansa Agro-allied Limited, Sani Dangote, is dead.

Sani, who is the younger brother to Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, was reported to have died at a hospital in the United States on Sunday evening after a protracted illness.

This disclosure is contained in a short statement released by the Dangote Group on Sunday midnight.

The short statement from Dangote Group reads, “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, who was reported to have been battling with ill health for several months, had investments in manufacturing, agriculture, banking and oil services.

He was well known for his role as the chairman of Dansa Holdings, a subsidiary of the Dangote Group that produces beverages, as well as owned Dansa Foods Limited, Dansa Energy, Sagas Energy Limited, Bulk Pack Services Limited, Dansa Agro Allied Limited, and Dangote Farms Limited.

(Nairametrics)


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