- Rumors are making the rounds that Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote actually was half-bred in Ghana
- Dangote remains one of Africa’s richest men with a net worth of $14.3 billion
There are claims that Nigeria’s richest man Aliko Dangote has blood ties in Ghana and YEN just wants to bring that to your attention.
These allegations claim that Dangote has his roots traced to Asante Mampong in the Ashanti region where he begun life in a very humble and quiet way.
In fact, it is also believed that his big break happened when he relocated to his father’s country of Nigeria where he was further challenged to birth his dream and also become one of the world’s most influential personalities.
With a real net worth of $14.3 billion dollars as of 2017, Dangote remains one of the business men whose fortunes outweighs the gross domestic product of most African economies.
A post by a top Ghanaian journalists claims Dangote is "half-Ghanaian".
YEN.com.gh can't conform or deny these claims but what we do know for a fact is that the billionaire is actually and fully a Nigerian.
Aliko Dangote is best known here in Ghana for his famous cement, Dangote Cement which is said to have broken grounds across various markets in Ghana.
Looking at the impact that the Dangote has on the African economy, it remains a possible fact that his impact on the African continent especially West Africa. So here in Ghana, we definitely would have to be super proud of our distant son and father, Aliko Dangote for his economic contributions to Africa, that's if these claims are entirely true.
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