President of the Senate, Lawan, others in Kano for the burial of Sani Dangote today

President of the Senate, Lawan, others in Kano for the burial of Sani Dangote today

Sani, brother of the richest man in Africa, Aliko Dangote, would die Sunday in the United States after a long illness.

Ahmad Lawan, the president of the Senate and other dignitaries, including lawmakers, arrived in Kano on Wednesday morning to witness the burial of the vice president of the Dangote group, Sani Dangote, who died on Sunday.

Sani, brother of the richest man in Africa, Aliko Dangote, would die Sunday in the United States after a long illness.

Lawan is accompanied on the journey from Abuja by Senator Sani Musa, Senator Bello Mandiya, Senator Tokunbo Abiru and Alhaji Auwal Lawan (Sarkin Sudan Gombe), according to a statement by his assistant media, Ola Awoniyi.

In the statement titled “The President of the Senate in Kano for the Burial of Sani Dangote”, Lawan described the late Sani as a “great entrepreneur who brought his business acumen to have a positive impact on the Nigerian economy and Africa. in general, particularly in the sectors of production, agriculture and oil services “.

He said his death was “a great loss for Nigeria and Africa, given the Dangote Group’s passion for the development of the country and the continent.”

Prior to his death, Sani had investments in manufacturing, agricultural, banking and oil services.

He has also served on the boards of several other companies, including Nigerian Textile Mills Plc, Nutra Sweet Limited, Gum Arabic Limited, Dangote Textile Mills Limited, Alsan Insurance Brokers, Dan-Hydro Company Limited, Dansa Food Processing Company Limited, and Dangote Farms Limited.

He was also vice president of the African Gum Arabic Producers Association and two-time president of the Lagos Polo Club as well as being a professional polo player.

Sani has been a member of several Chambers of Commerce, a member of the Chartered Institute of Shipping of Nigeria and President of the Association of Fertilizer Manufacturers and Suppliers.

He was known for his role as president of Dansa Holdings, a subsidiary of the Dangote Group that produces beverages.

It also owned Dansa Foods Limited, Dansa Energy, Sagas Energy Limited, Bulk Pack Services Limited, Dansa Agro Allied Limited, and Dangote Farms Limited.

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