Belgium Honours Nigeria’s Tony Elumelu With Oldest National Award

Nigeria’s entrepreneur and Chairman of United Bank for Africa, Tony Elumelu, has been awarded with one of the oldest honours in Belgium.
In a facebook post by the financial mogul, it said: “Last night, the Kingdom of Belgium conferred on me with the honorary distinction of Officer in the Order of Leopold, the country’s oldest and most important National Honour.”
According to Tony Elumelu he said he was humbled by the award, describing it as a catalyst for entrepreneurial growth and development in the country.
“I am humbled by this recognition of the work.  The Tony Elumelu Foundation
in catalysing entrepreneurs across Africa and will continue to drive the economic empowerment of our brilliant young #Africanentrepreneurs to propel development in Africa.

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