Richest man in Africa and Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote, has cleared the air about his rumoured death.

A rumour about the business mogul’s death hit the airwaves sometime around this past weekend, when it was reportedly published by a media outfit known as Channel DW-tv3.com.

Aliko Dangote

According to the publication, Dangote had passed on aged 59, after battling a short illness at a German hospital. The publication also mentioned that his family had confirmed the story on a TV station.

See screenshot announcing his death below:

Calling the rumours ‘malicious’, Dangote took to his twitter page to debunk the rumours. See his tweet below:

“I am hale, hearty and alive. Please disregard malicious report saying otherwise. Thank you.”

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