The questions popularly asked by people is that who is the richest between Aliko Dangote and Bola Ahmed Tinubu is actually one of the most searched and asked queries on google. And the chief reason is certainly because dangote is recorded to be the richest man in Africa while on the other hand Tinubu is known to be the richest politician in country Nigeria whose investment as well assets cuts every sector in Nigeria and even doen to abroad.
the both men are billionaires and their neth-worths income runs into billions of dollars. But the only thing that differentiate them is that Dangote is a business man which is listed on the forbes magazine and while the other man Tinubu is a politician and was once the former governor of lagos state and he is as well the leader of the current ruling party called The All Progressives Congress (APC).
Well before we answer the question prior to who is the richest among this two wealthy great men, lest take a brief insight on their biography one after the other here.
Despite the fact that we cannot list all his investments and assets, but we can at least unleash the ones that are made public. The Dangote Group which is his main business started as a small trading firm in 1977 and has today become the biggest multi million dollar conglomerate in Africa.
The group can be found in countries like Benin, Ghana, Nigeria, and Togo. Over the years, he has further expanded his business to cover various industries and has dominated them till date as well. Aliko Dangote owns various plants and refineries as it stand today and he is as well into the following:
He is the major supplier to most of the breweries and soft drink companies we have in the country today.
Dangote Group prides itself as the largest industrial group in Nigeria with the following subsidiaries under it:
Dangote Group owns the largest sugar refinery in Africa and the third largest in the world which is capable of producing 800,000 tonnes of sugar annually. He owns other salt factories and as well flour mills.
Nigeria’s richest man is also a major importer of:
He has also diversified his investments into the telecommunication section certainly to regenerate Mike Adenuga, the second richest business man in the country by building 14,000 kilometres fibre optic cables to supply data to the nation.
His company which is the largest conglomerate in West Africa employs more than 11,000 people, and in returns simply means or signifies that he is a provider of labor.
Aliko Dangote was awarded Nigeria’s second-highest honour, which is the Grand Commander of the Order of the Niger (GCON) by the former President, Goodluck Jonathan in November 2011 for his achievement and contribution to the nations economy.
Aliko Dangote is among the wealthy Nigerians who owns private jets in the country. In fact, he owns two which include:
Tinubu political career started in 1992 after he won the election to represent Lagos West Constituency in Lagos State at the Nigerian senate. When the country moved from the military regime to the democratic era, he was elected governor of Lagos State in 1999.
He stayed in office for eight years before handing over to Dr. Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN). Tinubu has a strong hold in Lagos as it is the place where most of his investments are based. though wealth source is not known compared to that of dangote above.
According to constative.com, Tinubu’s wealth and assets both home and abroad are too numerous to record. Most people believe that he might even be richer than Dangote.
He owns hotels, and has stake in the oil and gas sector, he has got various landed properties in Lagos, Abuja, and other places. His residence called Bourdillon palace in Ikoyi is also worth billions of Naira. he owns an expensive private jet, the Bombardier Challenger which he bought $60Million.
From our record and research made Dangote is richer than Tinubu as his net worth is estimated at 14.4 billion by Forbes while Tinubu on the other hand is worth $10 billion in dollars.
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