1. Halima Bello
2. Mariya Dangote
3. Fatima Abubakar
4. Abdulrahman Fasasi
PRESENT APPOINTMENT: CEO, Dangote Group
MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES:
– Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce;
– Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA);
– Kano Chapter of Commerce and Industry;
– Manufacturers Association of Nigeria.
AWARDS AND HONOURS:
– One of the 20 most outstanding CEOs in Corporate Nigeria, Vanguard Annual Award for Managerial excellence, 2002;
– Officer of the Order of the Niger (OON);
– npm: Federal Government of Nigeria, 1998;
– Zik Prize for Professional Leadership, 1998;
– International Honorary Award of the Ahmadu Bello, by Arewa Research and Publication, 1999;
– Best Indigenous Shipper in Nigeria, 2000;
– Cross River Roll of Honours Award, best Entrepreneur and Philanthropist of the year, by Governor Donald Duke, Cross River State, 2002;
– First Ever Fellowship Award, by Lagos State Polytechnic, 2002;
– Commander of the Order of the Niger (CON), 2005;
– Most Respected C.E.O. of the Year, by Price Water House Coopers/ BusinessDay, 2005;
– Entrepreneur of the Year, Thisday Awards, 2006;
– Best CEO of the Year, 11th Annual Thisday Awards;
– Grand Commander of the Order of the Niger, (GCON), 2011.
1. Honorary Citizenship of Arkansas
2. Forbes Africa Person of the Year 2014
HONOURARY DEGREES AND AWARDING INSTITUTIONS:
1. Honorary degree of Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) by the University of Ibadan (UI);
2. Honorary doctorate degree of business (Hon. D.B) by the Lagos State University;
3. Honorary Doctorate Degree, Federal University of Technology, Akure, October 2002;
4. Doctors of Science in Business Management (D.Sc. Honoris Causa), by University of Calabar, Cross River State, 2003.
Aliko Dangote is the richest man in Africa.
1. “I enjoy myself a lot but I derive more joy in working. I believe in hard work and one of my business success secrets is hard work. It’s hard to see a youth that will go to bed by 2am and wake up by 5am. I don’t rest until I achieve something.”
2. “If you don’t have ambition, you shouldn’t be alive”.
3. “Every morning when I wake up, I make up my mind to solve as many problems, before retiring home.”
4. “I built a conglomerate and emerged the richest black man in the world in 2008 but it didn’t happen overnight. It took me thirty years to get to where I am today. Youths of today aspire to be like me but they want to achieve it overnight. It’s not going to work. To build a successful business, you must start small and dream big. In the journey of entrepreneurship, tenacity of purpose is supreme.”
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