Nigeria’s leader, Muhammadu Buhari has issued a congratulatory message to the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote on his 63rd birthday.
In a statement signed by the special adviser to the President on Media, Femi Adesina, President Buhari lauded the large-heartedness of Dangote for his industrialist and philanthropist deeds.
According to Buhari, Dangote had distinguished himself as one who knew the reason for his blessings and prayed that God will continue to bless the businessman.
The president noted that Africa’s wealthiest man had on various occasions exhibited his unique philanthropic spirit by involving himself in humanitarian causes.
The statement read: “On the occasion of his 63rd birthday anniversary, President Muhammadu Buhari felicitates with foremost industrialist, investor and philanthropist, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, wishing him and his loved ones a splendid day.
“The President salutes the large-heartedness of Africa’s wealthiest man, noting that it is one thing to be so blessed, and another to use the wealth to the glory of God and for the good of humanity”, he said.
According to him, “Alhaji Dangote has always stood to be counted whenever it mattered, judging by his generous contributions to the fight against polio, Ebola disease, the current Coronavirus, and many other challenges which have faced Nigeria, and indeed, the African continent.
“President Buhari prays God to grant the great son of Nigeria long life, good health, and further successes in all areas of endeavour.”