PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has expressed the confidence that advertising guru, Biodun Shobanjo, will continue to inspire more Nigerians into entrepreneurship. The President stated this in December in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, to felicitate with Shobanjo on his 75th birthday anniversary.
“President Buhari joins the media, particularly the advertising industry, in celebrating foremost advertising practitioner and Chairman of Troyka Holdings, Biodun Shobanjo on his 75th birthday. The President congratulates the marketing communications consultant for many years of lofty achievements, recognitions and awards, following his investments in an integral part of the economy that has created jobs, equipped many with skills for start-ups and attracted the global spotlight.
“President Buhari felicitates with friends, family members and professional associates of Shobanjo, who carefully and painstakingly explored advertising as a profession and business, and diligently mentored many to follow his footsteps by creating a learning hub and supporting academic institutions with ideas and facilities. As Shobanjo turns 75, the President believes his wealth of experience will continue to inspire more people into entrepreneurship, especially in the creative industry, which has turned more dynamic and vibrant with many opportunities for the adventurous.”