Abuja - Following the crash of the naira, Aliko Dangote, President of Dangote group and Africa’s richest man, has dropped off the list of the 100 richest people in the world.
Dangote was the 51st richest man in the world as at March 2016, but he had dropped to 101 as at the start of business on Monday.
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According to Bloomberg billionaires, Dangote, who was worth $15.4 billion (N3.05 trillion) in March, is now worth $11.1 billion (N3.3 trillion)
Ironically, he is now richer in naira than in dollars.
Dangote, worth $11.1 billion, however remains richer than Donald Trump ($4.5 billion) and Oprah Winfrey($3.1 billion) put together.
- News 24