Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote has changed position in the ladder of world richest men.
Dangote who was ranked number 103 in the world has now moved 39 times up.
Alhaji Aliko Dangote is now the 64th richest man in the world.
The billionaire and business mogul, president of Dangote Group significantly moved up in the world billionaires’ list after he gained $5.8bn within 24 hours boosting his net worth from $9.63 to $16.6bn on Tuesday.
Bloomberg Billionaires Index, a ranking of the world’s 500 richest people, showed that Dangot’s wealth fell from $10.5bn at the end of 2018 to $9.63bn on January 1, 2019. But it grew to $10.8bn on Monday, February 25. His net worth increased by 23 per cent from $13.5bn on February 26, 2018, to $16.6bn, making him the 64th richest person in the world.