Nigerian businessman and Africa’s richest man, 56-year old Aliko Dangote’s virgin tweet yesterday gave him well over 20,000 followers and an official verification from Twitter Inc.
“Glad to be on Twitter. Wishing you all a prosperous New Year. Stay positively committed to achieving your dreams, nothing is impossible” he tweeted and followed KofiAnnan Foundation , General Eecticrics’ Jeff Immelt , author Jack Welch , Microsoft’s Bill Gates , his own company Dangote Group and Gordon & Sarah Brown with the World Economic Forum .
Dangote profile says he is passionate about touching lives of people and twitter might just be another best way to give to his followers who expect to get nuggets from Africa’s top business mogul and philanthropist though his Dangote Foundation which claims to have contributed over $100 million to charity in Nigeria and Africa.