Aliko Dangote is 2018 Africa richest man for the seventh year in a row according to Forbes. Aliko who has a net worth of $12.2 billion founded Dangote Group, a diversified business conglomerate with operations across Africa with investments in salt, sugar, flour and owning Africa’s largest cement factory producing 44 million metric tons annually. 90% of his wealth comes from this cement business where he rakes profit (EBITDA) margins of 42.3% which is way above the global average of 17.2% according to a Bloomberg Intelligence report.
The Nigerian born self-made billionaire, who is also ranked 105th richest person in the world, owns investments in fertilizer production, oil refinery, real estate and telecommunication.
Today we delve into some of his famous brilliant quotes on competition, hard work, perseverance and philanthropy among others.
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