President Muhammadu Buhari has sent his felicitation on behalf of the nation to business tycoon and philanthropist, Dr Mike Adenuga, Jr., on the occasion of his 70th birthday.
In a statement released through his Special Adviser (Media & Publicity), President Buhari affirmed the impact of Adenuga’s visionary leadership on Nigeria’s economy, celebrating the entrepreneur, whose charity and goodwill continue to inspire, attracting local and global recognitions, including three national honours, OON, CON and GCON.
Adenuga’s investments spread across oil and gas, telecoms, real estate, banking, construction and hospitality, with remarkable impact in supporting entertainment, sports and African culture, within and outside the country.
“We extol this great philanthropist for his courage, humility and dedication to nation-building, always placing the interest of the nation first, and welfare of the people, by ensuring that all his ventures and investments uphold human values of empathy, appreciation, trust and respect.” The statement noted.
Concluding the statement, the President highlighted the numerous national and global awards Adenuga has received, including the highest individual honour for a private citizen in Nigeria, GCON, and many others of high note like “The Companion of the Star of Ghana” from Ghana and “Commander of the Legion of Honour” by French President, Emmanuel Macron.
President Buhari prayed that Adenuga, who is Otunba Apesin of Ijebu-land, will grow in health, strength, and continual sound mind.