10th April, 2023
By Ikenna Uwadileke
Sen. Orji Kalu on Monday congratulated Alhaji Aliko Dangote, the President of the Dangote Group of Companies, on his 66th birthday.
In a message of goodwill, Kalu described the businessman as a shining light in Nigeria and beyond.
The former governor of Abia praised his business and philanthropic achievements, as well as his contributions to nation-building.
“I join family, friends, associates and well-wishers in celebrating the giant accomplishments of the President of Dangote Group of Companies, Alhaji Aliko Dangote as he clocks 66.
“He is a household name in business and humanitarian circles across the globe. The celebrant is well known for his business acumen and passion for humanity; these attributes are worthy of commendation and emulation by business leaders.
“He has continually contributed to the social, economic and political development of Nigeria and Africa.
Kalu urged the Billionaire businessman to keep up his good work across the globe and prayed for his long life.
Aliko Dangote is a Nigerian business magnate who is the founder, chairman, and CEO of the Dangote Group, the largest industrial conglomerate in West Africa.
According to Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Dangote’s net worth is estimated at US$19.9 billion as of April 2023, making him the richest person in Africa and the richest black person and 83rd in the world.