Nigerians react as Dangote’s worth drops to $10.3bn from $25 billion in 2015 – Forbes List
Nigerian businessman, Aliko Dangote may have retained his spot as Africa’s leading money bag with an estimated worth of $10.3bn, closely followed by Globacom chairman, Mike Adenuga ($9.2bn), but according to the latest ranking by Forbes, Dangote’s estimated net worth dropped by $2.1bn from 2018.
In 2015, Dangote was reported to have a net worth of $25bn, but three years after, it has reduced to $10.3bn.
— Forbes (@Forbes) January 9, 2019
Nigerians are reacting on social media
2015 estimated wealth: $25 billion.
2018 estimated wealth: $12.4 billion
2019 estimated wealth: $10.3 billion
Dangote’s wealth may be $0 if PMB is re-elected.
— Reno Omokri (@renoomokri) January 10, 2019
Forbes, Nigeria has a lot more than 4 dollar billionaires. But you won't find out until judgement day at the feet of the Lord.
— Joey Akan (@JoeyAkan) January 10, 2019
Last year Adenuga was worth $6bn, this year it's $9bn.
The Otedola and Adeleke that musicians always sing about no dey Forbes top 20. I laugh in unnecessary hype😄😄
— The Scripter (@stevepeeker) January 10, 2019
Aliko Dangote retains first position as the Richest African Billionaire – Forbes 2018 list pic.twitter.com/u8xwcYYRNo
— Kemi Ariyo (@d_problemsolver) January 10, 2019
Dangote drops from $25Billion in 2014 to $10Billion in 2018 according to Forbes… Sai Baba 😂 pic.twitter.com/2d1QQHIab2
— DANNY WALTER 👑 (@Cutewalterr) January 10, 2019