The Ajia Balogun Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oloye Adegboyega Adegoke, has described Ibadan-born businessman and philanthropist, Chief Dotun Sanusi, the Mogaji Olugbade Compound, Oja’aba, Ibadan, as a foremost investor and a philanthropist par excellence, who has used his wealth to develop the socio-economic and human resources of the state and the country as whole.
Oloye Adegoke made the assertions while felicitating with Sanusi, the Chief Executive Officer of TNL, Ilaji Hotels and Sports Resort, Ilaji Farms, and ICAST Group of Schools, on his 52nd birthday celebration in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital..
Adegoke said the Petroleum Engineering graduate of the prestigious University of Ibadan has used his entrepreneurial skills to transform what was hitherto a jungle into a foremost tourist centre in Ilaji Hotels and Sports Resort.
Noting that due to Sanusi’s entrepreneurial ingenuity, a place once referred to as a desert of employment opportunities, has become a hub of economic activities, Ajia Balogun, in a statement on Saturday siad, “Dotun is known for his patriotism and kind heartedness, who is always making sacrifices to safeguard human and capital development.
“The business mogul remains a shining example of the virtues of choosing entrepreneurship from an early age. He had pursued his career with diligence and perseverance to build some of the state’s largest resort and tourism centre.
“The humility, simplicity and cosmopolitan outlook of the entrepreneur, who defies ethnic and religious persuasions in extending support to the poor and vulnerable and providing employment opportunities without discrimination is unparalleled.
“I acknowledged Dotun’s role in bolstering the economy through continuous engagement and counseling, inspiring and mentoring young Nigerians to greatness on best practices in promoting the ease of doing business.”
He then prayed that the Almighty God to continue to protect the foremost entrepreneur and his family, and grant him more strength to mentor young people.