Forbes has issued its annual list of the world’s billionaires for 2022.
The list this year includes 2,668 billionaires from all over the world.
Three Africans, all Nigerians, were among the list’s top 500.
Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest man, is the first African on the list at No. 130, putting the Dangote Group Chairman in that position for the 11th time.
With a total net worth of $14 billion, he is the richest person on the planet.
Mike Adenuga, the CEO of Globacom, is number 324 and the second African on the list, with a fortune of $7.3 billion.
Abdulsamad Rabiu, Chairman of the BUA Group, was ranked 350th on the list, with a fortune of $6.9 billion.
For the second year in a row, Francoise Bettencourt Meyers was named the world’s richest woman, with a fortune of $74.8 billion. On the general list, she is ranked 14th.
Congratulations to them once again for staying strong there…..