Tony Onyemaechi Elumelu (born 22 March 1963 in Jos, Nigeria) is a Nigerian economist, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. He is the Chairman of Heirs Holdings, the United Bank for Africa, Transcorp and founder of The Tony Elumelu Foundation. Elumelu holds the Nigerian national honours, the Commander of the Order of Nigeria (CON) and Member of the Order of the Federal Republic (MFR). He was recognised as one of “Africa’s 20 Most Powerful People in 2012” by Forbes Magazine.
Today being the 22 of March, 2017, Tony Elumelu turns 54. He is a leader and inspiration to Africa. He has giving African entrepreneurs the reason to believe in their dreams. You know what? Today is not just his birthday, it’s also the birthday of many successful businesses in Africa. Yes, today is the D-Day when the selected 1000 applicants of the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme 2017 will be announced. Right now, many minds, spirits and souls are anticipating as they await the list. There are happiness and joy everywhere. Tony’s heart is rejoicing and 93246 applicants hearts are also rejoicing and anticipating.
Tony Elumelu (The Lion King) sir, as we all African entrepreneurs are praying, we earnestly solicit your prayers, and we pray that the good seeds you have sown will never die. We wish you long life, more prosperity, peace and love.
Let’s wish “The Lion King” a HAPPY BIRTHDAY!
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