Sani Dangote, Vice President of Dangote Group and brother of Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote is dead.
Sani Dangote who was also the Deputy Chairman of the African Gum Arabic Producers Association and a two-time President of Lagos Polo Club, died on Sunday November 14 at a US hospital where he was being treated for cancer.
The deceased 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).
He also owned Dansa Foods Limited, Dansa Energy, Sagas Energy Limited, Bulk Pack Services Limited, Dansa Agro Allied Limited, and Dangote Farms Limited.
The Dangote Group confirmed the death in a short statement shared on Sunday night. It read;
“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 “!