Alhaji Aliko Dangote
The President of Aliko Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has been named among the 50 world’s most influential people, according to Bloomberg.
“Africa’s most successful businessman built his fortune in sugar, textiles and cement in his native Nigeria, where today he’s a political as well as a financial power broker. He’s expanding in other countries and may list his cement company in London.”
The personalities on Bloomberg’s list consisted of of CEOs, world leaders as well as religious leaders. As expected, US President, Barack Obama; German Chancellor, Angela Merkel; and Pope Francis made the list, with Dangote ranked 41st.
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