Aliko-Dangote-President-Dangote-Group-658x880Aliko Dangote, the president of Dangote Group has been named among the 50 most influential personalities in the world by Bloomberg, the renowned United States-based news media with bias for business and financial news reporting.

The charismatic business man was ranked 41st most influential person in the world.

Barack Obama, Angela Merkel and Pope Francis also made the list.

The Bloomberg said of him: “Aliko Dangote, Founder, Dangote Group. Africa’s most successful businessman, built his fortune in sugar, textiles, and cement in his native Nigeria, where today, he is a political as well as a financial power broker. He is expanding in other countries and may list his cement company in London Stock Market.”

Congratulations Aliko Dangote!