The Kano State Governor, Abba Yusuf, has rejoiced with the President,  Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, on his 67th birthday.

Yusuf described  Dangote as an illustrious son of Kano, whose philanthropic gesture breeds life and livelihood to millions of households in Nigeria and Africa.

This is contained in a statement by the governor’s Director-General, Media and Publicity, Sanusi Dawakin-Tofa.

He said Dangote remains a strong backbone to the nation’s economy and  critical  to the  growth and development of Africa.

“Kano, your ancestral home will remain grateful for your humanitarian gesture especially the recent distribution of palliatives to millions of the less privileged.

” Your readiness to partner and support our administration’s policy drive will surely propel profoundly social and economic development of the state.

“As you clock a new era in the annal of history, we can only wish you sound health, profound wisdom, and long life to propel positive impact on humanity,” Yusuf said.