Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has showered encomium on the President of the Azikel Group, Dr. Eruani Azibapu as youngest Nigerian to be presented by President Muhammadu Buhari with the National Honour Award of the Commander of the Order of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Obasanjo described Dr. Eruani as a patriotic Nigerian that has the interest of the nation at heart for complementing the federal government efforts at generating and repositioning the nation for stability, growth and sustained development through the establishment of the first private hydro-skimming refinery in Nigeria.
He was emphatic that the benefit of the Azikel Petroleum Refinery cannot be over-emphasized, as it will help in actualizing the nation’s target at reducing fuel importation, as well as improve retail distribution which will eventually move the nation closet to total independence from importation of refined petroleum products.
The former President, said further that Dr. Eruani has displayed extra ordinary professionalism in his business conduct
Continuing, Obasanjo submitted that the Azikel Group President is a man with indelible record of integrity, probity, accountability, patriotism and an embodiment of professionalism.
To this end, Obasanjo posited that being the youngest Nigerian to bag the prestigious National Award, that it’s call to re-double his effort to the service of the nation and humanity.