President Tinubu Extends Birthday Wishes to UBA Chairman Tony Elumelu, 61

By Milcah Tanimu

President Bola Tinubu conveyed warm felicitations to Mr. Tony Elumelu, Chairman of the Board of the United Bank for Africa (UBA), on the occasion of his 61st birthday. The congratulatory message was shared via a statement signed by Tinubu’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale.

In the statement titled, ‘President Tinubu celebrates top business leader, Tony Elumelu, on his birthday,’ Tinubu extended his heartfelt wishes for Elumelu’s continued good health and vitality as he continues his remarkable contributions to national and continental development.

Tinubu commended Elumelu’s exceptional leadership as a foremost businessman and philanthropist, noting his roles in various influential organizations including Heirs Holdings, Transcorp, and UBA, as well as his establishment of The Tony Elumelu Foundation.

Acknowledging Elumelu’s dedication to excellence and his remarkable impact in driving investments and creating opportunities for Africa’s youth, Tinubu praised his “streak of genius” and unwavering commitment to the nation’s progress.

Furthermore, Tinubu expressed gratitude for Elumelu’s global recognition, particularly his inclusion in Time’s list of 100 most influential people in the world in 2020. He thanked Elumelu for his enduring belief in Nigeria’s potential and for consistently showcasing the nation’s best attributes to the world.

The statement underscores Tinubu’s appreciation for Elumelu’s contributions to both the business world and society at large, highlighting the significance of his vision and efforts in fostering economic growth and empowerment across Africa.


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