Dangote has suffered a $5.4 billion loss this year. Source: Bloomberg billionaires index.
Nigeria’s current economy crisis has negatively affected Aliko Dangote,  the Africa’s richest man, causing the Nigerian billionaire losing $5.4 billion in fortune since this year, (2016)

According to data gotten from Bloomberg Billionaires index on Wednesday, August 31, 2016 Dangote’s $5.4 billion loss translates to about N1.35 trillion, using an average exchange rate of N250 to a dollar.

The Bloomberg Billionaires index blamed the loss suffered by Dangote on the slump in commodities prices and the devaluation of the naira in June by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).