The Ibese community, in Yewa North Local Government area of Ogun State has extended deepest sympathy and commiserated with the Chief Executive Officer of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote over the death of his younger brother, Sani Dangote.

In an interview with Journalists, the Adele Oba of Ibeseland and Head of the Kingmaker, Chief Tajudeen Adewuyi describes the demise of Sani Dangote as shocking.

"We received the death of Mr Sani Dangote with shock. Infact, his demise has really devastated the whole Ibese Community.

"His elder brother, Alhaji Aliko Dangote has been a very good supporter of our community. He has done alot for our community. So we really sympathize with him at this time.

"We pray that God will grant him and the family the fortitude to bear this irreparable loss of his brother.

"On behalf of the Ibese Community, i commiserate with the Dangote family. i wish the family God's grace and pray for the repose of Mr Sani Dangote soul", Chief Adewuyi added

Sani Dangote was until his death, the group Vice President of the Dangote Group and owner of Dansa Agro-allied Limited.

Sani, who is the younger brother to Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, was reported to have died at a hospital in the United States on Sunday evening after a protracted illness.

Before his death, Sani, who was reported to have been battling with ill health for several months, had investments in manufacturing, agriculture, banking and oil services.

He was well known for his role as the chairman of Dansa Holdings, a subsidiary of the Dangote Group that produces beverages, as well as owned Dansa Foods Limited, Dansa Energy, Sagas Energy Limited, Bulk Pack Services Limited, Dansa Agro Allied Limited, and Dangote Farms Limited.