Emulate Dangote: Buhari Sends Important Message to Nigeria’s Business Leaders

Emulate Dangote: Buhari Sends Important Message to Nigeria’s Business Leaders

  • Nigeria leader, President Muhammadu Buhari has sent an important message to Nigerian Business leaders
  • The president through a statement by his special adviser on media and publicity, Femi Adesina urged the leaders to learn from Africa's richest businessman, Aliko Dangote
  • Buhari who made this statement on Friday urged entrepreneurs to invest in various sectors that would bring about growth and development to the nation's economy

On Friday, April 22, President Muhammadu Buhari urged entrepreneurs and investors to channel ideas and resources into areas of the economy that stimulate growth, with a long-term effect on job creation and poverty reduction.

He made this call while receiving the chairman of Dangote Industries Ltd, Aliko Dangote, and Board members of the Group at the Presidential Villa, in Abuja.

Premium Times reports that the special adviser to the president on media and publicity, Femi Adesina, made this known on Friday, through a statement.

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Aliko Dangote, President Muhammadu Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari receives in courtesy visit, Board of Directors of Dangote Group Industries at the State House, Abuja. Photo credit: Presidency
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The president said the challenges in transportation and energy will continue to attract attention for a turnaround while urging entrepreneurs in the country and foreign investors to focus on areas that will leave lasting legacies of transforming lives.

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Buhari assured that fixing infrastructure remains the government’s top priority.

He said:

“I, therefore, urge other Nigerians in the business sector to emulate this iconic entrepreneur by investing in such enterprises that will in time become worthy legacies as national assets which will continue to benefit their people for generation after generation, creating firm anchors of enduring prosperity for their citizens.’’

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According to Bloomberg Billionaires Index, the wealthiest black man in the world now has an estimated net worth of $20 billion after making over $915 million(N380.38bn) in three months.

His new found wealth means Aliko Dangote is now the 79th richest man alive.

Business leaders of post-independence Nigeria

Aliko Dangote is one of the most vital businessmen in Nigeria post-independence, as the cement mogul has established several companies creating jobs for Nigeria.

In a list compiled by Legit.ng, Dangote was mentioned alongside other notable businesspeople such as Folorunsho Alakija, Rabiu Abdulsamad, Mike Adenuga and Obi Cubana.

They have changed the face of business in Nigeria, ending the era of kola nut and groundnut being the key to success in creating other revenue potential enterprises.

Source: Legit.ng

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