Alhaji Aliko Dangote GCON is a Nigerian business mogul and philanthropist who is the founder and chairman of Dangote Group, an industrial conglomerate in Africa. He has an estimated net worth of US$8.3billion, making him the 162nd wealthiest person in the world and the richest person in Africa.
Brief about Aliko dangote
Alhaji Aliko Dangote GCON born on 10 April 1957 is a Nigerian business mogul and philanthropist who is the founder and chairman of Dangote Group, an industrial conglomerate in Africa. He’s a citizen of Nigeria and halls from Kano State.
Origin, Company establishment, expansion
Dangote Group was established in 1977. The same year, Aliko Dangote relocated to Lagos. At first, Dangote Group was producing some agricultural goods, as well as pasta, flour, and sugar.
Dangote grew up in an entrepreneurial household in Kano State, Nigeria. He was raised Muslim and lived an upper-class life. Dangote’s grandfather, Alhassan Dantata, was once named one of the wealthiest people living in Kano. He made his fortune through selling of commodities like oats Etc
Dangote significantly expanded the operations of the company in 2005 by constructing a multimillion-dollar manufacturing plant. The construction was financed with $319 million of Dangote’s own money in addition to a $479 million loan from the International Finance Corporation, a sister organization of The World Bank.
Products of Dangote Group
1. Sugar 2. Cement 3. Oil and Gas
4. Salt 5. Steel 6. Flour 7. Packaging
Address / Contacts
1 Alfred Rewane Rd, Ikoyi, Lagos,
Call : +234 1 448 0815, +234 1 448 0816