The Senate Chief Whip, Orji Kalu on Monday congratulated the President of the Dangote Group of Companies, Aliko Dangote on his 66th birth anniversary.
Kalu, in a goodwill message, described the businessman as a shining light in Nigeria and beyond.
The former governor of Abia applauded the business and philanthropic accomplishments of Dangote, as well as his contributions to nation-building.
Kalu said the businessman had consistently mentored his contemporaries and the younger generation in business and leadership.
“I join family, friends, associates and well-wishers in celebrating the giant accomplishments of the President of Dangote Group of Companies, Alhaji Aliko Dangote as he clocks 66.
“Dangote is a household name in business and humanitarian circles across the globe.
“The celebrant is well known for his business acumen and passion for humanity; these attributes are worthy of commendation and emulation by business leaders.
“He has continually contributed to the social, economic and political development of Nigeria and Africa.
“I urge Dangote to keep up his good works across the globe,” Kalu said.
Kalu prayed for long life for the celebrant in the service to humanity.