Dangote is ranked 68th out of the 74 people who made Forbes’ 2016 list.
Clarifying his appearance on the list, Forbes wrote:
“Aliko, Africa’s richest man, founded and chairs Dangote Cement, the continent’s largest cement producer. In 2015 the Cement company launched new plants in Cameroon, Ethiopia, Zambia and Tanzania.”
“The company produces more than 30 million metric tons annually, and plans to double capacity by 2018…Other companies in the Group, which is active in 15 African countries, include publicly-traded salt, sugar and flour manufacturing companies.”
At the top of the list of the most powerful people in the world is Russian President, Vladimir Putin while the second person is US President-elect, Donald Trump
Among the list of other people are Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg, US President, Barack Obama and German Chancellor, Angela Merkel.