Sani Dangote, the younger brother of Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote is dead.
Mr Dangote died in the United States Sunday after a protracted illness Roving Naija reliably gathered
The deceased was the Group Vice President Dangote Group, while his brother, Aliko, is the president.
He was an established businessman with investments in key sectors of the economy including manufacturing, agriculture and oil services. \
Though relatively less popular than his billionaire brother, Mr Dangote had investments in manufacturing, agriculture, banking and oil services.
Sani 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.
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.