Bill Gates maintains his position as ths richest man in the world with a net worth of $86 billion with Warren Buffet and Jeff Buzos in the second and third position with a net worth of $75.6 billion and $72.8 billion respectively.
According to Forbes, Dangote is looking beyond his most valuable aset, Cement production and has been investing much on fertilizer production and a large oil refinery.
Recall that Dangote was also the only African selected among Blomberg’s world 50 best persons in the year 2017 with names of notable Nigerians dropped from the billioniares list.
Globacom chairman, Mike Adenuga was said to be the 5th richest man in Africa with a net worth of $5.3million and Folorunsho Alakija, a Nigerian, as the 15th richest person in Africa with a net worth of &1.6 billion.
Coming on number two of the Africa’s richest persons is the diamond mining heir Nicky Oppenheimer of South Africa with a net worth of $7.7 billion. Oppenheimer is one of the eight South Africans on the list making it the African country with the most billionaires as Nigeria has got only three.