The Vice President of the Dangote Group and owner of Dansa Agro-allied Limited, Sani Dangote, was announced dead on Sunday.
He was the younger brother of Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote.
Announcing his demise, Dangote Group in a statement said; “INNA LILLAHI WA INNA ILAIHI RAJIUN! 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.
“May Allah SWT Grant him mercy and Admit him in Aljannat-al-Firdaus “!
Condoling the President of Dangote Group of Companies, Aliko Dangote, Gov Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State said; “We received the information about the passing away of this gentleman, Alhaji Sani Dangote, with shock.
“Kano State, our dear country Nigeria and the business community have lost an illustrious son,” he said.
The governor said that the death was not only shocking to the immediate family of the deceased, but to all the people of Kano State.
“We lost a rare gem in the business community.“On behalf of the government and people of Kano State, I am sending our heartfelt condolence to the immediate families of Alhaji Sani Dangote, and his brother, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, over his death,” he said.
Also sympathising with Africa’s richest man, the Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Orji Kalu said; “I sympathise with the President of Dangote Group of Companies, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, management and staff of Dangote Group of Companies over the demise of the Vice President of the conglomerate, Alhaji Sani Dangote.
“The late businessman was humble, easy going, selfless and committed to service of humanity.
“He contributed to the growth and progress of Nigeria through the business circle and sports.
“The deceased will be greatly missed by family members, friends and associates.
“I urge the Dangote family to sustain the good deeds of the deceased.”