|Rumour Control: Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, not held hostage In Mali|
Rumour about me being held hostage is false. I was in Mali yesterday. Thank you for your concern. My prayers with those involved.
Rumour about me being held hostage is false. I was in Mali yesterday.Thank you for your concern. My prayers with those involved.— Aliko Dangote (@AlikoDangote) November 20, 2015
According to a report by Al Jazeera, the gunmen attacked Radisson Blu Hotel in Mali’s capital, today, Friday, November 20 and about 170 have been held hostage. The gunmen who shouted “Allahu Akbar” opened fire outside the hotel before storming it.
#MaliHostages Al Jazeera is reporting that Aliko Dangote, the richest man in Africa, is said to be at the Bamako hotel attacked by gunmen.— EWN Reporter (@ewnreporter) November 20, 2015
Just spoken to Aliko Dangote's spokesman Anthony Chiejina. He says Dangote not at Radisson Blu hotel in Mali.— Phil Hazlewood (@philhazlewood) November 20, 2015
I've just spoken to Aliko Dangote: "I'm not there. I was there yesterday but I came back. I'm in the office in Lagos." @afp #MaliAttacks— Phil Hazlewood (@philhazlewood) November 20, 2015