FastNews reports that Sani Dangote, the Dangote Group’s vice president, and Aliko Dangote’s brother, has died.
Mr. Dangote died on Sunday in the United States after a long illness.
Mr. Dangote, who was less well-known than his billionaire brother, had investments in manufacturing, agriculture, banking, and oil services.
He sat on the boards of several companies including Dangote Cement, Dangote Sugar, Dangote Agro Sacks, Dangote Refinery, Petrochemical, and Fertiliser company.
He was better known for his role as the Chairman of Dansa Holdings, a subsidiary of the Dangote Group that produces beverages.
He also owned Dansa Foods Limited, Dansa Energy, Sagas Energy Limited, Bulk Pack Services Limited, Dansa Agro Allied Limited, and Dangote Farms Limited.
He was a member of several Chambers of Commerce, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Shipping of Nigeria.