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President Buhari Greets Former Commonwealth Secretary General, Chief Anyaoku At 89, Ohiwerei, 85



Chief Emeka Anyaoku

President Muhammadu Buhari has warmly felicitated with the former Secretary General of the Commonwealth, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, on his 89th birthday, January 18, 2022.

Also, he extended warm greetings to the former Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of Nigerian Breweries Plc, Elder Felix Ohiwerei, on his 85th birthday, January 18, 2022.

The President noted that Chief Anyaoku’s contributions to Nigeria and the international comity will continue to stand out.

He affirmed that the “international diplomat, who started as a Foreign Service Officer, has consistently followed and projected the wellbeing of his country, working assiduously to build his local community and staying vocal in counselling leaders on way forward.

As the diplomat turns 89, the President extolled his foresight, courage and diligence in pursuing his vision for a more just and peaceful world.

Buhari prayed that the Almighty God would continue to strengthen the renowned international diplomat and his family.

On the former Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of Nigerian Breweries Plc, Elder Felix Ohiwerei, President Buhari congratulated him for historic service in the corporate world, and, now, full dedication to working for God and growth of the church.

The President noted the contributions of the corporate leader, administrator and renowned boardroom guru, to the development of the country, working variously with Unilever, London, UAC Foods, and Virgin Nigeria and chairing some public institutions.

He expressed believes that Ohewerei’s visionary leadership style, and humble beginnings as a teacher, played a major role in his rise on the corporate ladder, utilising his experience in managing people and resources to innovatively set targets and get results.

As the administrator and philanthropist turns 85, President saluted his interest in raising leaders in the country, accepting to serve as Chairman, Friendship Bible Fellowship, National Director, Full Gospel Businessmen Fellowship International, Pro Chancellor/Chairman of Council, University of Ibadan and Chairman, Board of Trustees of Redeemer’s University.

President Buhari prayed for the good health of former Chairman of the Nigerian Breweries Plc, and welfare of his family, according to a statement by Femi Adesina,
Special Adviser to the President
(Media & Publicity) to the President.

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