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Nigerian billionaires, Aliko Dangote and Femi Otedola make Anthony Joshua feel at home – Nairametrics

July 15, 2019

Aliko Dangote the richest man in Africa

British-Nigerian boxer,Anthony Joshua,is enjoying his visit to his motherland, Nigeria, as Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote hosted him in Lagos.

The boxer and his sister were spotted having an evening boat cruise. In the caption on the picture posted online, The boxer’s sister, Janet Joshua revealed that Dangote gave them an honour by hosting them on his boat.

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The boxerwas not only hosted by Dangote, as it was revealed thatFemi Otedola, another Nigerian billionaire made their stay in the country worthwhile.

This isn’t the first time the two billionaires are showing affection to Nigerian athletes. Before now, they had on many occasions shown their patriotism and support for Nigerian sportsmen.

RecallNairametricsreported that the two pledged to give theSuper Eagles of Nigeriaextra money on each goal they score in theAFCON. While Dangote promised the team $50,000 for every goal they score in their remaining two matches at the Championship, Otedola pledgedthe sum of $25,000 for every goal. The billionaires never cease to show support for their dear nation.

Alhaji Aliko Dangote, who is the President of Dangote Group holds Nigeria’s second-highest National Honour (GCON) and is rankedthe richest person of African descentin the world. The Dangote Group has interests in various commodities in Nigeria and other African countries.

Also,Femi Otedolawho was involved in a number of commendable interventions for the ailing former Nigerian international players, including Captain of the 1980 AFCON winning team, Christian Chukwu and goalkeeper, Peter Fregene, has kept showing his support.

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