Aliko Dangote named 2nd most powerful African – FORBES

dangote Aliko Dangote Named 2nd Most Powerful African

Forbes has released its latest rankings of the most powerful people in the world.

Russian president Vladimir Putin retained his title of the world’s powerful person, keeping US president Barack Obama in second place.

Chinese leader Xi Jinping was third on the list, with Pope Francis and German chancellor Angela Merkel rounding out the top 5.

Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote was ranked 68th, and was the 2nd African on the list behind Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi who was ranked 51st.

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