VICE PRESIDENT OF DANGOTE INDUSTRIES, SANI DANGOTE, DIES IN USA
The Group Vice President of Dangote Industries Limited, Alhaji Sani Dangote, has died of an undisclosed ailment.
In a statement by Dangote Industries Limited, which was made available to AFRICUNIA TV, the younger brother to the Africa’s richest man, Alhaji Dr. Aliko Dangote, died last Sunday, November 14, 2021 at a US hospital where he was treating an ailment.
“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 amit him in Aljannat-al-Firdaus,” the statement added.
The departed was the Chairman of Dansa Holdings Limited and was formerly a non-executive director at NASCON Allied Industries Plc. He also had interests in the manufacturing, agriculture, banking, and oil services sectors.
He sits on the board of at least 14 companies including Nigerian Textile Mills Plc, Nutra Sweet Limited, Gum Arabic Limited, and Dangote Textile Mills Limited.
Alhaji Sani was also a board member at Alsan Insurance Brokers, Dan-Hydro Company Limited, Dansa Food Processing Company Limited and Dangote Farms Limited.
He is a member of several chambers of commerce, a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Shipping of Nigeria and President of the Fertilizer Producers and Suppliers Association (FERSAN).