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President Buhari congratulates Chief Razak Okoya on 78th birthday anniversary; Bashorun JK Randle on 74th

Chief Rasak Okoya
Bashorun JK Randle
President Muhammadu Buhari has warmly congratulated renowned Chartered Accountant and administrator, Bashorun John K. Randle, as he turns 74 on Saturday 13th, January, 2018.
The President also felicitated with top industrialist and Chairman of the Eleganza Group of companies, Chief Rasaq Akanni Okoya on his 78th birthday.
In separate statements by Femi Adesina, his Special Adviser (Media & Publicity), President Buhari shared in the joy of the two distinguished Nigerians as they celebrated their birthdays.
Celebrating Bashorun Randle, one of the statements said: “President Buhari joins professional colleagues, friends and family of the accomplished accountant in celebrating the septuagenarian, whose pacesetting achievements in the management and business world continues to motivate and inspire the younger generation of Nigerians.
“The President extols the disciplined attention the Bashorun of Lagos has given to the development of education, and his penchant for always advocating advancement of the human character with the right values, leaving an indelible mark as the former Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the Governing Council of Lagos State University.
“As Bashorun Randle clocks 74, President Buhari believes the Chartered Accountant’s career path, serving as Chairman and President of many institutions, boards, councils and companies, and working in advisory capacities for governments, deserves special recognition and recommendation for all upcoming professionals.
“The President prays that the almighty God will always recall the many good works of Bashorun Randle, grant him good health and longer life to continue serving his country and humanity.”
President Muhammadu Buhari, according to another statement: “congratulates top industrialist and Chairman of the Eleganza Group of companies, Chief Rasaq Akanni Okoya on his 78th birthday.
“President Buhari felicitates with all business associates, family and friends of the astute businessman, who through vision, hardwork and entrepreneurship completely altered the business landscape of Nigeria, and West Africa, by starting a cottage industry in the early 70’s that blossomed into a multi-billion naira empire, with a strong household name.
“The President commends the Aare of Lagos for his generosity in providing for the less privileged, especially scholarships for people to further their education, and funds to jumpstart small businesses, which he personally provides mentorship.
“President Buhari believes the Chairman of the Eleganza Group of companies, and his likes in the country, have set the right standards for weaning the country off dependence on one commodity, and assuaging the growing thirst for start-ups by exploring the benefits of personal savings, investments and building global business conglomerates.
“The President prays that the almighty God will give Chief Okoya good health, longer life and more strength to serve the country and humanity.”

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