Tinubu celebrates Fola Adeola at 70
Fola Adeola celebrated by President Tinubu at 70
Published By: Isa Isawade
President Bola Tinubu on Wednesday celebrated his long-time friend and foremost business leader, Mr Fola Adeola, as he marks his 70th birthday.
This is contained in a statement by Chief Ajuri Ngelale, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, in Abuja.
Ngelale said that the President felicitated Adeola for reaching the milestone age and for his numerous contributions to the Nigerian business ecosystem.
He said that the President noted Adeola’s contributions to the creation of jobs, opening up investment opportunities across sectors, as well as promoting initiatives for the economic advancement of Nigeria.
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“The President extols the brilliance, integrity, courage, and patriotism of the founder of one of Nigeria’s leading banks, describing him as a great asset to the nation.
“President Tinubu wishes the top business leader many more years in good health and strength.”
According to Ngelale, Adeola is the founder of Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB), founder and chairman of the FATE Foundation, and member of the Commission for Africa.
FATE Foundation is Nigeria’s foremost enterprise support organisation enabling aspiring and emerging Nigerian Entrepreneurs to start, grow and scale their businesses.