Money Meets Power: Photo of Africa's Richest Man Dangote & Tanzania's First Female President Stirs Reactions

Money Meets Power: Photo of Africa's Richest Man Dangote & Tanzania's First Female President Stirs Reactions

- The powerful photo of Aliko Dangote and Samoa Sulugu Hassan has got many people talking on social media

- While some picked holes in the Nigerian rich man wanting to invest in Tanzania, others wondered why his country has not really progressed

- In the snaps, the cement maker stood beside President Samoa as they took group photos after their meeting

Massive reactions have trailed the photo of Aliko Dangote and the first female Tanzanian president, Samoa Suluhu Hassan.

In a report earlier done by BBC News Pidgin, it was gathered that Africa's richest man promised to invest in the foreign country to help its economy.

Money meets power: Reactions as African richest man Dangote meets first female president in Tanzania
Many people had a lot to say as the picture surfaced on social media. Photo source: @bbcnewspidgin
Source: Instagram

I will help your country

He also added he will use his investment to create many job opportunities among other things his partnership with the country will birth.

While many Nigerians gave the photo hundreds of likes, others wondered if Dangote is done making jobs available in his country.

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See the Instagram post below: compiled some of the reactions below:

realrita_adah said:

"Indirectly baba dey price the country hahaha, if you know you know."

benilyn_ said:

"Make them sha get enough strong will do it won’t turn to a monopoly."

okeykennethchinwub said:

"Yet his country is the extreme poverty capital of the world."

official_greg_billion said:

"So many other countries that Nigeria have supported they have stable electricity now I’m so disappointed in our leaders."

Dangote motivated his workers

Meanwhile, earlier reported that a clip of Dangote addressing some workers went viral. According to a Twitter user, Omasoro Ali Ovie, the people in the video are employees working at his new fertiliser plant.

The tweep also said the meeting happened when the plant was running a production test run. With facemasks on, the employees acknowledged Dangote's words as they swiftly returned to monitoring engine performance on their desktop computers.

Other higher members of staff were present, standing beside the billionaire businessman who wore a white shirt and what looks like black trousers.


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