‘I Built My Own Empire From Scratch; I Didn’t Inherit Anything – Dangote

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote has revealed that he didn’t inherit any property from his father.

He indicated that, he built his empire from nothing.

This comes after it was popularly rumoured that his father was rich in his prime so Dangote was born with a golden spoon in his mouth.

However, he has debunked all these claims in a new interview.

Aliko Dangote is now valued at $14B by Forbes and this makes him the 95th richest person in the world.

He has the largest cement company in Africa and his refinery in Ibeju-Lekki when completed is set to be one of the largest in the world.

In the interview, he stated that his father was also rich but he did not allow the wealthy to get into his head as he strove to build his.

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