Dangote makes World 50 Most Influential people’s record

Alhaji Aliko Dangote

Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest person, has been honored for his contribution to increasing local food production and lessen food imports in Nigeria.

Dangote was among the 50 most influential names honored by Bloomberg for their contribution to humanity at Bloomberg’s Annual Gala Dinner in New York.

According to Bloomberg, Dangote has been honoured for “his outstanding commitment of over 4 billion dollars to increase Nigeria’s food production capacity.

He was also commended for focusing on domestic production of sugar and dairy, with 500 million litres of local milk to be produced by 2019.

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