"Dauntless, Excellent": Tinubu Sends Birthday Message to Dangote

"Dauntless, Excellent": Tinubu Sends Birthday Message to Dangote

  • President Bola Tinubu has taken a moment to wish the richest man in Nigeria, Aliko Dangote, well on the occasion of his 67th birthday
  • The president's message was contained in a statement issued by Ajuri Ngelale, his special adviser on media and publicity
  • In the statement, Tinubu praised Dangote for his inventive flair and for putting the country on the international stage

The president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Bola Tinubu, has conveyed his goodwill to billionaire businessman Aliko Dangote as he marks his 67th birthday.

The president acknowledged that the entrepreneur has been a crucial player in the development of the country’s economy and the growth of the nation’s image on the international stage.

President Bola Tinubu felicitates Aliko Dangote on his birthday
Tinubu hails Dangote's patriotism and relentless contribution to national development Image: X/Bayo Onanuga
Source: Twitter

Dangote, whose landmark refinery recently started selling fuel to local operators, was described by Tinubu as ‘dauntless’, with inventive flair that spans across all sectors of business.

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The message was communicated by the special adviser to the president on information, Bayo Onanuga, in a post he made on his X handle (formerly Twitter), on Wednesday, April 10.

Dangote is marking his 67th birthday as one of the most influential personalities in the country and the world at large, especially after he inaugurated his petrochemical industry, which stands to reduce Nigeria's absolute dependency on foreign refining services.

Onanuga also mentioned that the Tinubu showered the business mogul with encomiums for his choice to empower the nation’s next generations.

The president’s message, according to Onanuga, was conveyed in a statement by Ajuri Ngelale, the special adviser to the president on media and publicity.

The post read:

"President Bola Tinubu has praised Alhaji Aliko Dangote, for his dauntless, inventive spirit and facility for excellence in any venture. Tinubu said this in a message marking Dangote’s 67th birthday, according to a statement by SA Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale.Tinubu also praised Dangote for supporting Nigeria's young entrepreneurs and for keeping the country on the global map as a haven for enterprise."

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Nigerian business mogul Femi Otedola visited Tinubu at his residence during the ongoing national Eid break.

The development was made public by the president's aide, Dada Olusegun, who confirmed the meeting on Wednesday, April 10th

Source: Legit.ng

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