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Africa’s richest man, Dangote, loses younger brother



Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, has lost his younger brother, Sani.

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, has lost his younger brother, Sani.

Sani Dangote, who was the Vice President of Dangote Group, reportedly died at a United States hospital after a protracted terminal illness on Sunday evening.

The Dangote Group announced the man’s death in an Instagram post on Monday.

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Before his demise, Sani was a board member 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 also appointed as the Consul-General of the Romanian Embassy in Nigeria in recognition of his sterling leadership qualities.

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