Our world is chock-full of rich people, but high interest is always about those who come from our country, or even town.
Richest man in Africa
Aliko Dangote – the richest man in Africa, has experience in trading minerals, and production of cement but he is capable to convert cement into gold using his political weight. His business in addition to cement production includes such industries: flour, sugar, salt, oil and petrochemical industries. He works out to take the most profitable niches in Nigeria and start building an oil refinery, which should become the hugest on the continent.
Our rich-man is a grandson of Sanusi Dantata, a prosperous and authoritative citizen of city Kano. He played an important part in his grandson upbringing. From a young age, Sanusi Dantata attemped to wake the interest for marketing in the heart of his successor, and he had a huge success in this: his grandson grew into the richest man in Africa.
Once Aliko Dangote said, “I can remember when I was in primary school, I would go and buy cartons of sweets and I would start selling them just to make money. I was so interested in business, even at that time.”
The richest man in Nigeria started his path as a merchant, he reorganized his “Dangote Group” in a syndicate with concern in the sugar industry, wheat milling, salt extraction, cement production, fabric industry, real property, oil and natural gas. «Dangote Group», named after Dangote – giant syndicate in the West Africa. It controls a large part of the market of consumer goods in Nigeria. The company’s progress owes much to the political connections of its owner.
Aliko Dangote’s net worth
In 2017 Dangote net worth reaches $ 12.5 billion (Forbes magazine data)
As per Forbes magazine list he is the 1st in Nigeria and the 68th in the world
Aliko Dangote’s cars
Rich people have a soft spot in heart for expensive luxury cars. Aliko Dangote is not an exception. His motor vehicle building contains so much horsepower. Among his cars are:
Aliko Dangote’s house
Our Nigerian billionaire permitted an invasion into the most private, recently television have made an opening of showing Aliko Dangote mansion in Nothern Abuja. Mr. Dangote has lived with his family in this house for 12 years. Now this property is offered for sale, the reason for this is a purchase of a new residence in the Unlighted Kingdom. Dangote house looks amazing, it can be compared with a palace, light inside, stylishly furnished, full of invaluable items and pieces of art.
Mr. Dangote words: “Television is an invention that permits you to be entertained in your living room by people you wouldn’t have in your home.” I love watching television. I watch a lot of business channels, such as Bloomberg TV, which is my favourite and many others. I look forward to the day when AFRICA will have quality media, which gives us good entertainment, and insightful information into African business trends and those from other parts of the world as well. But yeah, welcome, this is my living room.”
Aliko Dangote’s yacht
In 2013 our prosperous Nigerian bought a massive yacht full of modern gadgets and amenities. The price of this eye catcher is few millions, but it is not too expensive for a billionaire.
Aliko Dangote’s private jet
Recently Dangote bought a very expensive present (he can afford such presents) a for his birthday: Bombardier aircraft, which costs $45 million, to travel around the world for business, and this is not just a luxury good, but it is more item for convenience, we need to remember that Dangote is a businessperson.
A positive thing about the riches that they play a good role in their native country economy and create workplaces for citizens. Nowadays in Nigeria, in Dongot Group work over 11000 people.
Aliko Dangote said, “Let me tell you this and I want to really emphasize it…nothing is going to help Nigeria like Nigerians bringing back their money. If you give me $5 billion today, I will invest everything here in Nigeria. Let us put our heads together and work.”
Aliko Dangote loves charity, he donated huge amount to charity, $1.2 billion to better living conditions of Nigerians and to support education.