Deputy Speaker Kalu Celebrates Aliko Dangote At 67

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The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt Hon. Benjamin Okezie Kalu has felicitated the Chairman/Chief Executive Officer ( CEO) of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, on the occasion of his 67th birthday.

The Deputy Speaker in a statement issued by his special assistant on Press Affairs Udora Orizu described the global business mogul as an African Jewel, lauding his contributions to the economic well-being of Nigeria, and by extension the continent of Africa.

Kalu also lauded Dangote’s commitment to job creation, employments as well as his inspiration and mentorship of young Nigerians.

Congratulating Dangote, on retaining his position as the richest person in Africa in the 2024 Forbes list of 20 of Africa’s Richest billionaires, the Deputy Speaker said that this is a testament of his hardwork, diligence and perseverance.

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Kalu who noted Dangote’s patriotism and kind heartedness also recalled his contributions during the unveiling of Peace In South East Project (PISE-P) in December, 2023.

He wished the super entrepreneur a long, healthy life and a joyful year ahead.

“I join Dangote’s friends, family and business associates in congratulating the Forbes’ rated richest African and black man on the occasion of his 67th birthday. I commend the entrepreneur for his contributions to the economic growth of the nation and immense support to the poor and vulnerable, providing employment opportunities and inspiring and mentoring young Nigerians.

“Hearty congratulations and best wishes, I pray God Almighty give him the strength and wisdom to do even more for the nation”, Kalu said.

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