African richest man, Aliko Dangote, has added another feather to his cap by winning the Clinton Business Leadership Award.
Aliko Dangote, the President of Dangote Group, has been honoured with the 2015 Clinton Global Citizen Award for leadership in the private sector for his contributions to the development of the African society and the world at large.
This years Clinton Business Leadership Award was hosted by a former President of the United States, Bill Clinton, in New York.
The organizers of the award said they recognised Dangote’s exemplary and selfless dedication to a better life by positively impacting the lives of people globally through numerous philanthropic initiatives implemented through the Dangote Foundation.
Bill Clinton who presented the award to the daughter of the business magnate, Halima, said Dangote had raised the bar of philanthropy by an African, which was worthy of emulation.