President Muhammadu Buhari has commended businessman and philanthropist, Dr Mike Adenuga, Jnr, on the occasion of his 70th birthday. His goodwill message which was released through his Special Adviser (Media & Publicity), celebrated the entrepreneur, whose charity and goodwill continue to inspire, attracting local and global recognitions, including three national honours, OON, CON and GCON.
President Buhari acknowledged the impact of Adenuga’s visionary leadership on Nigeria’s economy, setting the pace for investments in oil and gas, telecoms, real estate, banking, construction and hospitality, with remarkable presence in supporting entertainment, sports and African culture, within and outside the country.
Adenuga’s investment spreads 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.
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. He prayed that Adenuga, who is Otunba Apesin of Ijebu-land, will grow in health, strength, and continual sound mind.