Nigerian business mogul, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has gained $5.8bn within 24 hours and his net worth has risen to $16.6bn on Tuesday consequently. The Dangote group owner has now risen to number 64th in the list of richest person in the world.
According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, it was revealed that his wealth fell from $10.5bn at the end of last year to a low of $9.63bn on January 1, 2019. But it grew to $10.8bn on Monday, February 25.
Nigerians have as a result of this taken to their Twitter handle to drop one or two comments.
God of Aliko Dangote, I ain't asking for much; just 1% of Aliko Dangote's riches is all I ask.
— GODisLOVE💓🇳🇬 (@Centokoh) February 28, 2019
Aliko Dangote is the 64th richest man in the world?
I just want to be 640th… Is that too much to ask?? 😥
— I – F – E ™ | Crown FM (@IFEontheMIC) February 28, 2019
Aliko Dangote moves from 103rd richest man in the world to 64th after making $5.8bn in 24 hrs,
That’s 2,103,660,000,000 in #!Outrageously insane figures, all these pant lifters won’t make that in 100 years.
— 🤴🏾Ibadan Lord 🇳🇬 (@degosTee) February 28, 2019