Ever wondered where Tanzanian singer Diamond Platnumz adopted the name Chibu Dangote from? Well, it is from Nigeria.
You see, there is one man named Aliko Dangote. Year in, year out surveys have placed him among the richest men in the world.
In Africa, no one comes close to him. Dangote is the richest man in the continent. He is the man who is keen on buying Arsenal football club, one of the biggest clubs in the English premier league.
And on Friday night, in Lagos, Nigeria, his daughter was walked down the aisle by a man many would consider among the luckiest.
Fatima and Jamil exchanged the vows in front of a packed crowd of the who is who in the world.
Among them was Citizen TV anchor Jeff Koinange.
The veteran journalist brushed shoulders with some of the richest men in the world as they witnessed the occasion.
Among the guests were Microsoft founder Bill Gates and telecommunications magnate Mo Ibrahim. Also present was former Tanzania President Jakaya Kikwete.
Nigerian artistes Wizkid and Davido performed at the ceremony.
Jeff said afterwards: “Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote’s daughter…..Over 2,500 VVIP’s!…Believe me when I say the WHO’S who was there….from Bill Gates to Mo Ibrahim to Jakaya Kikwete to Nigeria’s Best and Brightest! And the icing was Davido and Wizkid performing together!
Someone say Oh MY!!! What a SHOW! Thanks for the LOVE, Nigeria!!! CONGRATS Fatima and Jamil!!!”