Abuja - President Muhammadu Buhari has extended
condolences to the family of late businessman and traditional chieftain,
Michael Ibru, who passed away on Tuesday.
He died aged 85 from an undisclosed ailment.
Buhari consoled the deceased’s family and the Delta State.
“The President joins them in mourning an accomplished
businessman whose edifying role in the corporate world and private sector in
Nigeria would continue to inspire generations to come,” a presidential
spokesperson, Femi Adesina, said Wednesday.
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He said Buhari believes Ibru will be long remembered for his
hard work and dedication to entrepreneurship, which opened doors of
opportunities to many Nigerians and associates who came in contact with his
investments in the banking, aviation, tourism and manufacturing sectors.
Buhari urged members of his family to honour his memory by
constantly upholding the values of selfless-service, inter-ethnic harmony,
knowledge and perseverance, which he passionately promoted through his
successful career in the private sector.
“The President prays that God Almighty will grant his soul
eternal rest,” Adesina.
- CAJ News