The President of Dangote Groups and Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote has paid a courtesy visit to his business associate, Abdul Samad Rabiu, Chairman of BUA Group in Lagos.
Disclosing the visit on his social media handle, Mr Rabiu expressed his appreciation for the gesture done by the Africa’s richest man.
The BUA Group chairman said: “It was an honour for me to receive my friend and brother, Alhaji, in my office today. I share his vision and aspirations in transforming and industrializing our beloved country, Nigeria. Thank you so much, Alhaji, for the honour.”
Recently, Forbes had released its annual exclusive billionaires ranking with only four Nigerians —Aliko Dangote, Mike Adenuga, AbdulSamad Rabiu and Folorunsho Alakija— making the highly coveted list.
Amongst the four, Dangote retained his spot as the World’s richest black person with a fortune of $10.1 billion.
Mike Adenuga, Chairman of Globacom came in as second in Nigeria and third in Africa with a fortune of $7.7billion.
Having made a comeback last year at $1.6 billion, this year Rabiu weighs in at $3.1 billion and moves up to eighth in the rankings.
Alakija of Famfa Oil completes the list of Forbes billionaires from Nigeria with a fortune of $1 billion coming in at number 20 in Africa.
Of the four Nigerians on this year’s Forbes list, only Mr Rabiu saw an increase in his fortunes from the previous year.