Renowned businessman Aliko Dangote, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Dangote Group, has been conferred with Senegal’s highest national honour, the National Order of the Lion. President Bola Tinubu extended his warm congratulations to Dangote on this remarkable achievement.
In a statement released by the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, President Tinubu praised Aliko Dangote for his exceptional contributions to the business world and his significant impact not only in Nigeria but also beyond its borders. Dangote’s relentless efforts in creating opportunities and fulfilling crucial needs have garnered him this prestigious recognition.
The National Order of the Lion is Senegal’s most esteemed award, and it will be officially presented to Aliko Dangote by President Macky Sall of Senegal on February 2, 2024.
President Tinubu hailed Dangote’s industrious spirit and innovative prowess, recognizing his role in job creation and the provision of opportunities, not only within Nigeria but also across West Africa. Dangote’s contributions to the economies of the region have been acknowledged and celebrated through this prestigious award.
President Tinubu concluded his statement by extending his best wishes to Aliko Dangote, expressing confidence that he will continue to excel in his endeavors, leaving an indelible mark on the business landscape.