BY ERIC DUMO
Nigeria’s Aliko Dangote retains his position as the richest man in Africa with a net worth of $11.5bn, according to the Forbes 2021 world billionaires list released on Tuesday.
He is also the 191st richest person in the world.
Nichy Oppenheimer of South Africa is the second richest in Africa with a net worth of $8bn and he is also the 308th richest in the world.
Next to Oppenheimer is Johann Aupert, also of South Africa, who is the third richest on the continent with a net worth of $7.1bn and the 358th richest in the world.
After Aupert is Nigeria’s Mike Adenuga, who is the fourth richest in Africa and the 440th richest in the world with a net worth of $6.1bn.
The fifth richest African, according to Forbes, is another Nigerian, Abdusalam Rabiu, with a net worth of $4.9bn and the 574th richest in the world