From Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Abdul Samad Rabiu, Founder/Chairman of the BUA Group and Chairman France-Nigeria Business Council, on his 61st birthday.
According to a statement Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, President Buhari extolled the business mogul and extraordinary philanthropist for his leadership and compassion through the proactive protective measures against COVID-19 he helped to put in place, including social protection for the poor and needy at a time when a lot of families are struggling to cope with the effects of the pandemic.
The president thanked Rabiu for complementing government efforts at job creation, poverty reduction and economic stability through his diverse investments spanning key business sectors of the Nigerian economy.
President Buhari prayed that God sustains Rabiu with long life and happiness.