Sani who is the brother to Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote died on Sunday night after battling with cancer at Cleveland hospital, Weston, Miami, Florida , in the United States.
Sources said Aliko has arrived in Miami trying to quickly get Sani’s body back to Nigeria for burial according to Islamic rites.
Prior to his death, Sani Dangote had investments in manufacturing, agriculture, banking and oil services.
He sat on the boards of several companies including Dangote Cement, Dangote Sugar, Dangote Agro Sacks, Dangote Refinery, Petrochemical and Fertiliser company.
He was better known for his role as the chairman of Dansa Holdings, a subsidiary of the Dangote Group that produces beverages.
He also owned Dansa Foods Limited, Dansa Energy, Sagas Energy Limited, Bulk Pack Services Limited, Dansa Agro Allied Limited, and Dangote Farms Limited.
He was a member of several Chambers of Commerce, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Shipping of Nigeria.