4th August, 2021
By Funmi Olukomaiya
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Abdulsamad Rabiu, the founder and chairman of BUA Group on his 61st birthday.
The President in a statement by Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, extolled the business mogul and extraordinary philanthropist who is also the Chairman France-Nigeria Business Council.
Buhari lauded Rabiu for his leadership and compassion through the proactive protective measures against COVID-19 which he helped to put in place, including social protection for the poor and needy at a time when a lot of families are struggling to cope with the effects of the pandemic.
The President thanked Rabiu for complementing government efforts at job creation, poverty reduction and economic stability through his diverse investments spanning key business sectors of the Nigerian economy.
He also prayed that God almighty would sustain the celebrant with long life and happiness.