Meet Dahiru Mangal; Katsina-born businessman with Net worth of $35 Million
Meet Dahiru Mangal; Katsina-born businessman who owns over N12bn
Meet Dahiru Mangal, business mogul and arguably the richest man in Katsina
Dahiru Barau Mangal is a Katsina-born businessman who was born on August 3, 1957. He is 64 years old.
Dahiru Mangal was born in Katsina State to the family of Alhaji Barau Mangal. He grew up with his brother Alhaji Bashir Barau Mangal and others.
The billionaire businessman is also the Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the AFDIN Group (Nig) Limited, comprising Mangal Airlines (now Max Airlines), AFDIN Football Club, AFDIN Construction Company Nigeria Ltd, Manasawa Oil, Mangal Oil, and Manasawa Enterprises, a clearing, and forwarding outfit.
He founded Max Air in 2008.
Mangal also owns a transport company and a security outfit with more than 2000 staff.
He also owns a rice mill – Darma Rice Mill, and a fertilizer company – Gobarau Agro Allied Company all located along Katsina – Dutsin-ma road.
He has a net wealth of approximately $35 Million according to Wikipedia.
This is equivalent to N12,678,050,000 (N12.6bn) at the current exchange rate of N362 per $1.
He was a close friend and ally to former Katsina State Governor and Nigeria’s President, Late Ummaru Musa ‘Yar’adua who dubbed him the ‘General Officer Commander’ (GOC) in politics.
He is also a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC in Katsina State.