Dabiri-Erewa congratulates Ogunlesi, as he joins Billionaire club in Africa

Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has congratulated Mr Adebayo Ogunlesi,a renowned Nigerian in the diaspora, a global banker and entrepreneur as he joined the feat of the African billionaires club.
In a congratulatory message by the Director of Media and Public
Relations of NIDCOM, Abdur-Rahman Balogun, described Ogunlesi as a
pride to Nigeria and Africa with his latest entrepreneurial exploits.
Dabiri-Erewa said Ogunlesi, who had at different times been celebrated
by the Commission, symbolized progressive achievements through hard
work and determination, thus enhancing a global positive image for
Nigeria and Africa.
After selling his Firm, Adebayo Ogunlesi emerged as Africa’s latest
He sold his company, Global Infrastructure Partner, to BlackRock Inc at
$12.5 billion and with the deal, he is among the first 20 billionaires
in Africa, with an estimated $2.3 billion in net worth.
A recent update by Bloomberg revealed that the surge in Ogunlesi’s net
worth, led by US billionaire Larry Fink, ended a historic agreement to
acquire the infrastructure firm after the sale .

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