Buhari salutes Dangote at 64, commends his exemplary efforts during pandemic



President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Aliko Dangote on 64th birthday, describing him as a key partner and ”a ‘Corona Warrior’, who continues to show consistent faith and belief in our dear country.”

The president’s congratulatory message is contained statement by Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, on Saturday.

In the statement commemorating the birthday of Africa’s philanthropist and industry giant, Buhari noted that the COVID-19 pandemic had placed enormous strain on many nations.

He said: ”In our case, due to the support and cooperation of citizens like Dangote who display great empathy and sacrifice to mankind in their own ways, the burden has been made somewhat lighter the citizens and the government.”

Buhari also commended the President of Dangote group wings to the aspirations of many youngsters and professionals in Nigeria and the of the continent, urging him to continue to do more.

According to him, these exemplary efforts will go down in history and will be remembered by future generations.

He wished Dangote many more years of healthy life and service to nation and humanity. (NAN)