Africa’s richest man confirms intention to buy Arsenal

The richest man in Africa, Aliko Dangote, has confirmed that he intends to bid to buy the club, according to the Metro.
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The 58-year-old has a personal wealth of £11.5bn, placing him at 67th on the Forbes rich list. He claims to be an Arsenal fan since the 1980s and was even behind a failed attempt to buy the club back in 2010.
However, the Nigerian businessman claimed at the time that he would put together another bid when his business had reached a ‘certain level’, which it appears to have done now.
In an interview with the BBC, he claimed that the building on a new oil refinery in his homeland will give him enough resources to make a move for the Gunners, and he is certain that his finances won’t fall through this time.

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