President Muhammadu Buhari has rejoiced with a renowned businessman and philanthropist, Femi Otedola, on his 60th birthday, joining family, friends, and associates to celebrate the milestone.
Buhari, according to s statement on Thursday by his spokesman, Femi Adesina, “shares in the joy of the occasion and gives thanks to the Almighty God, who has showered Otedola with grace for business success and prosperity, clearly reflected in his knack for investments in key sectors of the economy like oil and gas, shipping, real estate, finance, and energy.”
He said Otedola’s interest in the real sector, creating employment for many, supporting infrastructure development, and opening opportunities for others to thrive remained an asset to the nation, while recognizing kind interventions by helping individuals, families and the underprivileged.
“President Buhari celebrates Otedola for always honoring the call to national service, serving as a member of the Nigerian Investment Promotion Council (NIPC), and National Economic Management Council, and consistently providing a sounding board for economic and development policies.
“The president prays that God will keep the investor and his family in good health and strength,” the statement added.