Sani, younger brother of billionaire Businessman, Aliko Dangote and Vice President of Dangote Group is dead.
The younger Dangote who was the owner of Dansa Agro-Allied Limited sources said died at a US hospital on Sunday evening, 14 November, 2021 after a protracted illness.
“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,” Dangote Industries said in a statement in the wee hours of Monday, 15 November, 2021.
The late Dangote was a businessman with more than 30 years’ experience in manufacturing, agriculture and oil services.
Sani Dangote, aside been the Dangote Group Vice President, was also an established businessman with investments in key sectors of the economy including manufacturing, agriculture, banking, and oil services.
He also 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 also 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.
In recognition of his sterling leadership qualities, he was appointed as the Consul-General of the Romanian Embassy in Nigeria.
The late Sani 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).