- Senator Kabiru Garba Marafa (APC Zamfara Central) made the declaration about being richer than Aliko Dangote
- Senator Marafa said he is richer than the Africa’s richest man because the little he has is enough for him
Senator Garba Marafa (APC Zamfara Central) has categorically said that he is richer than Aliko Dangote, the Africa’s richest man.
Marafa said: I’m extremely rich because to me richness is in the mind. It is not how much money you have.
''As far as I’m concerned, I’m richer than Aliko Dangote because the little I have is enough for me.
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''I have never put myself in a very tight situation. This is my sixth year as a senator and I’m still living in a rented house. I don’t have a house in Abuja but I believe when the time comes I’ll have it.''
The senator however said that despite the fact that he has been a senator for six years, he still lives in a rented house, Daily Trust reports.
He said he can not afford to buy a house in Abuja because he is always he does fail in his responsibilities.
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He also said that he promised the people that voted for him that he would not steal the money meant for them.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote revealed that he planned to invest $800 million in dairy production in Nigeria, Ventures Africa reports.
According to the report, the plan was part of Dangote’s diversification plans into the Nigerian agricultural sector.
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