President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday extended birthday wishes to the patriarch of the Dantata family, Alhaji Aminu Dantata, who attained 88 years of age.
President Muhammad Buhari enthusiastically praised Alhaji Aminu’s role as a public officer, business and community leader, who orchestrated an eco-system that further cultivated to and uphold creativity of young minds in business by generously supporting innovations, long before governments got interested in encouraging and promoting start-ups.
President Buhari said, “He was acutely aware that unless our communities promoted education and business enterprise, the country cannot discover its potentials and compete with other emerging economies”.
It was Alhaji Aminu Dantata’s exemplary leadership of the Kano business community that laid the foundations for a prosperous and inclusive Kano city.
“I pray for his prosperity, longer and a healthier life,” President Buhari added.