President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari has sent his congratulatory remarks to the Chairman, Board of Trustees of Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the pioneer father of Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA), Chief John Odeyemi, as he celebrate his 80th Birthday Anniversary come April 4, 2019.
According to a statement released by the President’s spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina, in Abuja on Wednesday, 3rd April, 2019, the president Buhari joined the business world in celebrating the consummate business professional, industrialist and philanthropist.
The President also pointed that Chief Odeyemi’s passion and readiness to serve God whole-heartedly had really help him towards his patriotic service to both Nation and Humanity at large, adding that his dedication to success had inspired and produced huge gains for individuals, institutions and communities.
“Odeyemi, who holds many titles, including Obasewa of Ife, typifies the virtues that any nation should be proud of seeing in a citizen, which include the fear of God, disciplined and focused lifestyle, and a penchant for excellence through diligent work”, Buhari noted.
Chief Odeyemi, who is also a Fellow of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and member of many blue chip companies within Nigeria and across the continent
President Buhari gave kudos to the Obasewa of Ife’s visionary and charismatic leadership qualities, skills and his entrepreneurial prowness, urging him to keep sharing his wisdom of prudence and propriety with fellow citizens, public and private institutions.
The President, who shared in the joy of the milestone with family members, friends and business associates as Chief Odeyemi turned an octogenarian, prayed that the Almighty God would remember his investments of love in people and the nation.
May God in his infinite mercies grant you many more years in good health, wealth and to continuously increase your wisdom and understanding” President Buhari said.