ALIKO DANGOTE EXPRESSES HIS WISH TO BUY ARSENAL

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Forbes African's richest man Aliko Dangote arrives to attend, on February 21, 2013, the inauguration ceremony for the first phase of the Eko Atlantic real estate project, in Lagos, Nigeria. Eko Atlantic or Eko Atlantic City is a planned district of Lagos, Nigeria, being constructed on land reclaimed from the Atlantic Ocean. It will house some 250,000 people and be a workplace for another 150,000. AFP PHOTO / PIUS UTOMI EKPEI

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote has expressed his wish to buy English Premiership side, Arsenal FC despite being rebuffed by its owners in 2010.

The 55th richest man in the world made this known to Bloomberg Billionaires Index, the site that ranks the world’s richest people daily.

He said, “I still hope, one day at the right price, that I’ll buy the team. I might buy it, not at a ridiculous price but a price that the owners won’t want to resist. I know my strategy.”

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