Aliko Dangote Named Sixth Most Charitable Person in the World

President of Dangote Group of Companies, Aliko Dangote, was recognised and highlighted by Richtopia, a digital periodical that covers business, economics and financial news, based in the United Kingdom (UK), yesterday as the richest man in Africa.

He was also named the sixth most charitable man in the world.

Dangote recently endowed his foundation to the tune of $1.25 billion.

Warren Buffett, Bill Gates and J.K. Rowlings occupied the first three positions while Oprah Winfrey and Elon Musk were in the fourth and fifth position respectively.

Aside Dangote, Chairman of United Bank for Africa (UBA), Tony Elumelu, was 11th on the list and these two were the only Nigerians on the list.

Aliko Dangote started his Foundation, Aliko Dangote Foundation, in 1981 with a mission to enhance opportunities for social change through strategic investments that improve health and well-being, promote quality education and broaden economic empowerment opportunities.

President of Dangote Group of Companies, Aliko Dangote, was recognised and highlighted by Richtopia, a digital periodical that covers business, economics and financial news, based in the United Kingdom (UK), yesterday as the richest man in Africa.

He was also named the sixth most charitable man in the world.

Dangote recently endowed his foundation to the tune of $1.25 billion.

Warren Buffett, Bill Gates and J.K. Rowlings occupied the first three positions while Oprah Winfrey and Elon Musk were in the fourth and fifth position respectively.

Aside Dangote, Chairman of United Bank for Africa (UBA), Tony Elumelu, was 11th on the list and these two were the only Nigerians on the list.

Aliko Dangote started his Foundation, Aliko Dangote Foundation, in 1981 with a mission to enhance opportunities for social change through strategic investments that improve health and well-being, promote quality education and broaden economic empowerment opportunities.

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