The business world, led by super-rich Femi Otedola and other great Nigerians have been celebrating Africa’s most affluent man, Dr Aliko Dangote on the occasion of his 62nd birthday.
Otedola did not only wish Dangote a happy birthday, he described him as `the greatest man that has come out of Africa’ on his Instagram page.
“Happy birthday to my brother, mentor, and best friend. Greatest man that has come out of Africa F.Ote.”
Meanwhile, notable Nigerian celebrities have also taken to various social media platform to celebrate with the business tycoon on his birthday.
Paul Okoye, also took to his Instagram handle, iamkingrudy to wish Dangote a happy birthday.
“Happy massive birthday to my big oga#chairman Aliko Dangote* More blessing.
Similarly, his twin Petersquare said,“ Happy birthday to my mentor and uncle. Wishing many happy returns to the person who taught me how to pursue my goals.
“Uncle Aliko you have been a great inspiration to me and I wish you a happy birthday, sir.”
Comedian, Bovi on his Instagram handle, officialbovi said,“ Happy birthday to my best friend and fellow billionaire, Alhaji Aliko Dangote. I remember when we took this picture 4 years ago, you advised me to go public with my company.
“So I sold shares on the mic and like they say, the rest is history.’’
On his part, veteran comedian, Ali Baba, also posted on his Instagram handle, alibabagcfr also wihed Dangote a happy birthday, saying, “Happy birthday @aliko_dangotegcon.#fromFoorToForbes.
Dangote was named as the Forbes Africa Person of the Year 2014.
He is currently worth was U.S $10.7 billion.