August 2: Buhari cheers Prince Adelusi-Adeluyi at 80

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari celebrates former Minister of Health, Prince Julius Adelusi-Adeluyi on the occasion of his 80th birthday, August 2, 2020.

Special Adviser to the President (Media and Publicity), Femi Adesina in a statement on Saturday disclosed that the President in a personally signed letter, describes Adelusi-Adeluyi as an accomplished pharmacist, lawyer and boardroom player.

Excerpts from the letter:

“It gives me immense pleasure to rejoice with you as you attain the milestone age of 80 in sound mind and good health.

“Your life is one signposted by many achievements, which undoubtedly inspire the younger generation to noble ideals.

“Your imprints are clearly left on the sands of time, and these include: Founder and Chairman of Juli Plc, first indigenous company quoted on the Nigeria Stock Exchange; former Minister of Health; past Chairman of Oodua Investment Ltd; Distinguished Fellow, Institute of Directors; Fellow, Institute of Management; Fellow, West Africa Post Graduate College; and pioneer President, Nigeria Academy of Pharmacy.

“As an accomplished pharmacist, lawyer and key player in many private sector organizations, you are on the Governing Council and past president of the Alumni Association of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies; first District Governor of Rotary International, District 9110, Nigeria; and Chairman of MTN Foundation. You received national awards of MFR in 1986 and OFR in 2002.

“At 80, as you are celebrated by family, friends, associates and professional colleagues from far and near, I wish you longer life, greater strength, and more salutary impact on our country, and across all walks of life.”

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