Aliko Dangote is the richest man in Africa and the founder and chairman of the Dangote Group, which he founded in 1985. With annual production of about 45.6 million metric tons of cement and distribution in more than 10 African countries, Dangote Cement is the continent's largest cement company.
Dangote also has a salt and sugar manufacturing company that creates a large amount of goods each day, according to the company. After starting work on the construction of an oil refinery in 2016, Dangote has progressed to the point where it is expected to be one of the world's largest oil refineries when completed, according to estimates. He is originally from Kano, in Nigeria's northern area, and received his education at Al-Azhar University in Cairo, where he majored in business administration and business studies.
According to Forbes magazine, he has an estimated net worth of $8.3 billion, making him the wealthiest man in Africa and the 162nd wealthiest person on the globe. Dangote is also a philanthropist, and he is active in a number of philanthropic projects across the world. With fellow billionaires Bill and Melinda Gates, he is working to end polio and malaria in the developing world, and he has committed to donate 200 million naira to the fight against the coronavirus in Nigeria by the year 2020.
Aliko Dangote is not known for his extravagant displays of wealth, but every billionaire, and Aliko Dangote is one of them, craves a magnificent residence in which to live and entertain his guests and associates. According to Forbes, his mansion in Abuja, Nigeria's capital, is a work of art with an estimated worth of more than $30 million, or around 173 million ghana cedis.
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