President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with Chief Kesington Adebutu as the businessman and philanthropist turn 82 years on Tuesday.
Buhari lauded Adebutu, popularly known as Baba Ijebu, for his contributions to the growth of the economy.
He also commended the businessman for providing jobs to thousands of Nigerians, especially the youth.
The president, who made this known in a statement by his media aide Femi Adesina, praised the business acumen, hard work, and determination that enabled Adebutu to rise from a humble beginning to sit atop a business empire currently.
Buhari affirmed that Adebutu’s philanthropic programmes under the auspices of the Kesington Adebukunola Adebutu Foundation had made life more meaningful for less-privileged Nigerians.
He described as “worthy of emulation” the donations made by Adebutu, especially to educational and religious organisations.
According to Buhari, such contributions have endeared Adebutu to Nigerians from all parts of the country.
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