By Omololu Ogunmade
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Abuja felicitated with the President of Dangote Group of companies, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, describing him as a foremost industrialist, investor and philanthropist.
The president, according to a statement by his media adviser, Mr. Femi Adesina, hailed what he described as “the large-heartedness of Africa’s wealthiest man.”
Adesina quoted the president as further describing Dangote as a person who had always proved his mettle whenever necessary, recalling his contributions to the fight against Ebola, polio and the current COVID-19.
The statement added that Buhari prayed God to grant Dangote long life, good health and greater successes in all areas of life.
President Buhari felicitated with the industrialist, investor and philanthropist, wishing him and his loved ones a splendid day.
The President hailed the large-heartedness of Africa’s wealthiest man, noting that it was one thing to be so blessed, and another to use the wealth to the glory of God and for the good of humanity.
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 prayed God to grant the great son of Nigeria long life, good health, and further successes in all areas of endeavour.