Aliko Dangote is still waxing strong in Forbes Africa’s Richest List for the year 2018.
Although he falls short with $2billion, his net worth of $10.3 billion still ensures that he retains the spot.
The list sees three billionaires drop due to factors such as weaker currencies. Also, one person makes a comeback after staying off the list for four years.
The list points out that all but four people have smaller networths.
Next on the list is Nigeria’s Mike Adenuga ($9.2 billion), owner of Globacom, Conoil Producing oil exploration company.
Folorunsho Alakija is among the two women to make the list this year while there is a tie on the number eight spot.
See the list below:
#1 Aliko Dangote $10.3 B (N3,763,414,000,000)
#2 Mike Adenuga $9.2 B (N3,361,496,000,000)
#3 Nicky Oppenheimer $7.3 B (N2,667,274,000,000)
#4 Nassef Sawiris $6.3 B (N2,301,894,000,000)
#5 Johann Rupert $5.3 B (N1,936,514,000,000)
#6 Issad Rebrab $3.7 B (N1,351,906,000,000)
#7 Naguib Sawiris $2.9 B (N1,059,602,000,000)
#8 Koos Bekker $2.3 B (N840,374,000,000)
#8 Isabel dos Santos $2.3 B (N840,374,000,000)
#8 Mohamed Mansour $2.3 B (N840,374,000,000)
#8 Strive Masiyiwa $2.3 B (N840,374,000,000)
#8 Patrice Motsepe $2.3 B (N840,374,000,000)
#13 Aziz Akhannouch $2.1 B (N767,298,000,000)
#14 Mohammed Dewji $1.9 B (N694,222,000,000)
#15 Othman Benjelloun $1.7 B (N621,146,000,000)
#16 Abdulsamad Rabiu $1.6 B (N584,608,000,000)
#17 Yasseen Mansour $1.5 B (N548,070,000,000)
#18 Youssef Mansour $1.2 B (N438,456,000,000)
#19 Folorunsho Alakija $1.1 B (N401,918,000,000)
#19 Michiel Le Roux $1.1 B (N401,918,000,000)