Buhari Lauds Elumelu for Sponsoring 5,000 Young Africans for Enterpreneurship Program


  • Describes intention as a lasting legacy

Deji Elumoye in Paris, France

President Muhammadu Buhari has hailed the Founder of the Tony Elumelu Basis, Mr Tony O. Elumelu on his mighty imaginative and prescient in coaching, mentoring, and funding entrepreneurs from all 54 African nations.

He moreover described the intention which had benefitted several thousands of Africans in the closing few years as “a for sure lasting legacy.”

The President, in a launch by his Media Adviser, Femi Adesina, acknowledged Nigeria stays overjoyed with Elumelu, a world icon, whose industry and philanthropic pursuits continue to scheme opportunities for enhance and constructing no longer simplest in Nigeria, nevertheless Africa as a complete.

He acknowledged: “I would do away with to particularly congratulate the Tony Elumelu Basis on this extra special humanitarian act of funding 4,949 entrepreneurs!

“I’m particularly overjoyed that this three hundred and sixty five days alone, the Tony Elumelu Basis will fund 1,522 Nigerian entrepreneurs from the total 36 States and Federal Capital Territory of the Federation. This unifying act by a inside of most sector chief is commendable and apt of emulation by others”.

President Buhari renowned that entrepreneurship and childhood empowerment are major formulation of the work of this administration, including; “we imagine that they are the major to the prolonged toddle and acknowledge that by empowering our childhood, we are in a position to construct businesses that in flip maintain our financial system.”

He, therefore, congratulated all 2021 Tony Elumelu Basis beneficiaries unveiled in Lagos on Friday, on their accomplishment and wished them the total simplest in due direction.