The Vice President of Dangote Group, Sani Dangote, has died in the US after a brief illness.
He was the younger brother of Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote.
He died on Sunday as confirmed to Daily Nigerian by family sources.
Before his death, he was part of the Board 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 African Gum Arabic Producers Association, a fellow of the Nigeria Institute of Shipping and president of the Fertilizer Producers and Suppliers Association.