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Muhammadu Buhari Celebrates Akanni Okoya’s 78th Birthday

President Muhammadu Buhari, Senator Bukola Saraki and Honourable Yakubu Dogara while visiting Buhari in London, UKMuhammadu Buhari has hailed top industrialist and Chairman of the Eleganza Group of companies, Chief Rasaq Akanni Okoya on his 78th birthday.

Buhari felicitated with all business associates, family and friends of the astute businessman.

Buhari also noted that through vision, hard work and entrepreneurship, Okoya had completely altered the business landscape of Nigeria, and West Africa, by starting a cottage industry in the early 70’s that blossomed into a multi-billion naira empire, with a strong household name.

He commended the Aare of Lagos for his generosity in providing for the less privileged, especially scholarships for people to further their education, and funds to jumpstart small businesses, which he personally provided mentorship.

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