Dangote came to Lagos with nothing 45 years ago – Sanwo-Olu

Lagos Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said the President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, came to Lagos with nothing about 45 years ago.

Sanwo-Olu said this while speaking at the ongoing commissioning of the refinery in Ibeju-Lekki.

He described Dangote as a detribalised man who saw the wealth of the state, adding that Dangote is a Lagosian who has invested in the prosperity of the state and Nigeria.

He added that Dangote, who came to Lagos from Kano had nothing 45 years ago but now, he has set up an empire in Nigeria to make Africa proud.

He said: “The first story is about a young Nigerian 45 years ago and you see the coincidence in the story. 45 years ago, who came to Lagos, all the way from another mega-city, Kano, who saw the prosperity, the diversity of our country, who came with nothing but in 45 years has built the biggest empire in the world for Africa.”

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