Mr Sani Dangote, vice-president of Dangote Industries, is dead


He died in the United States of America on Sunday after a protracted illness.


Sani Dangote, the vice president of the Dangote Group and brother to Aliko Dangote, is dead.


“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.

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“May Allah SWT grant him mercy and amit him in Aljannat-al-Firdaus.”


The deceased was the chairman of Dansa Holdings Ltd and was formerly a non-executive director at NASCON Allied Industries Plc.


Eaglesforesight understands that  Mr Dangote died in the United States Sunday after a protracted illness, Eaglesforesight learnt.


Relatively less popular than his billionaire brother, Mr Dangote 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.


He is also a board member at Alsan Insurance Brokers, Dan-Hydro Company Limited, Dansa Food Processing Company Limited and Dangote Farms Limited.


Sani Dangote, a professional polo player, was a two-time president of the Lagos Polo Club.


He is 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).


Sani Dangote was a one-time consul-general of the Romanian Embassy in Nigeria.

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