Aliko Dangote Nets $4.3Billion In 2019

Africa’s wealthiest man, Alhaji Aliko Dangote ended 2019 with a total worth of $14.8 billion, representing an increase of $4.3 billion from the $10.3 billion recorded in 2018, according to Bloomberg’s Billionaires Index released recently.

Aliko Dangote
Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote

According to the report, this latest development makes the 62-year-old Nigerian businessman the 96th wealthiest man in the world, according to data from the index.

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Speaking with Bloomberg, the richest man in Africa has revealed that he has plans to create over 290,000 jobs in Nigeria in the new year.