President Muhammadu Buhari and Dangote Group President and CEO Alhaji Aliko Dangote celebrated his 65th birthday.
In a congratulatory message issued by his spokesman Femi Adesina in Abuja on Sunday, Buhari joined family members, friends and co-workers to celebrate a milestone with the business tycoon.
The President shared an unforgettable opportunity with the Dangote Group, including management and staff members, and “many visionary leaders who redefine Nigerians’ survival for the better on a daily basis.”
He praised the Dangote Group for promoting competitiveness in the economy with a clear ranking of excellence in the provision of goods and services.
Buhari confirmed the footprints of a top businessman in key sectors of the economy and the outstanding results achieved in food production and supply, which made him a popular name.
He particularly welcomed Dangote’s momentum in boosting the national economy with large investments in the construction of Africa’s largest refinery, fertilizer company and cement plant.
The President also appreciated the patriotism, simplicity and wisdom that Dangote consistently demonstrates, making Nigeria and Nigerians his first priority.
He also praised Dangote for setting an example to many that “charity really starts at home”.
Bukhari wished Dangote more service to God, the state and humanity.
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