Billionaire businessman, Aliko Dangote has said that he wants to be known as Africa’s biggest philanthropist.
He said this during the launch of the Dangote Foundation’s unconditional micro-grants in Niger state.
Dangote said that his love for philanthropy led to the formation of his foundation, which has disbursed about N2.5bn to 256,500 women across Kano, Lagos, Jigawa, Kogi, Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states, Punch reports.
According to him, “I do not only want to be known as Africa’s richest man, but the biggest philanthropist.
“I will continue to use my resources and my voice to help shape a better Nigeria, and Africa as a whole.”