Billionaire and business mogul, Femi Otedola who visited the oil refinery and fertilizer plant owned by Aliko Dangote, wealthiest man in Africa, has said that the project is the 8th wonder of the world.
Otedola, who visited the project site located in Lagos, made the comment in a tweet on his twitter handle on Wednesday. He also stated that the fertilizer plant project is completed and ready for the inauguration, while the refinery is at 75 per cent completion.
“Visited the @AlikoDangote 8th wonder in the world – second-largest fertilizer plant (ready for commissioning) and the biggest oil refinery (75% completed, with the petrochemical unit 60% completed). I’m still in AWE having not been in Lagos for 5 months.”
Visited the @AlikoDangote 8th wonder in the world – second largest fertilizer plant (ready for commissioning) and the biggest oil refinery (75% completed, with the petrochemical unit 60% completed). I’m still in AWE having not been in Lagos for 5 months. 🏗 … F.Ote💲 pic.twitter.com/8bXDy1qXr7
— Femi Ote$ (@realFemiOtedola) February 19, 2020
Meanwhile, Aliko Dangote has retained his spot as the richest man in Africa following a survey conducted by Business magazine, Forbes.
Dangote who generates his revenue from oil and gas, manufacturing cement and producing flour, sugar and salt has been crowned Africa’s richest man for the ninth time in a row.
With a net worth of $10.1 billion, Dangote beat Egyptian billionaire Nassef Sawiris whose net worth is $8 billion. Another Nigerian Mike Adenuga who owns Conoil and Glo telecommunications tied at the third position with South Africa’s Nicky Oppenheimer with a net worth of $7.7 billion.