Former Chelsea midfielder MIkel OBi meets Africa's Richest man Dangote

Published on: 24 June 2021

The former Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi was received by the Nigerian billionaire and business magnate Aliko Dangote at his residence.

The former Nigeria international and Stoke City star was hosted by Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote on Tuesday evening.

The midfielder is the Super Eagles’ fourth-highest capped player ever behind Joseph Yobo, Vincent Enyeama and Ahmed Musa.

Few days after he was announced as Youth Ambassador by the federal government of Nigeria, the 2012 Champions League winner was received by the business magnate at his private residence.

According to the 34-year-old, he shared with Dangote a joint plan as it concerns advancing lives and supporting dreams of the Nigerian youth through sports.

“Exceptional gratitude to Alhaji Aliko Dangote GCON! it was a remarkable outreach and a unique honour that you hosted my team and I,” Mikel wrote on Instagram.

“We had the opportunity to share our joint commitment to bettering lives and supporting dreams of the Nigerian Youth through sports. Nagode Alhaji.”