Tony Elumelu Receives Highest Belgian National Honour
Sir Tony O. Elumelu, CON, my congratulations to you on the conferment of the honorary distinction of officer in the order of Leopold, by the Kingdom of Belgium yesterday, the country’s oldest and most important National honour, on Africa’s leading investor, Sir the sky is your limit. Hey entreprenuers show him some love, i have to share it here for us, read more about it below
We are pleased to announce that our Founder, Tony Elumelu has been conferred Belgium’s oldest and most important National Honour.
This conferment is in recognition of his commitment to poverty eradication and the economic empowerment of young Africans, as well as his commitment to improving lives through his business interests.
The Ambassador of Belgium to Nigeria, H.E. Ambassador Daniel Bertrand, presented the royal decoration yesterday Sunday, November 15 – the Belgian King’s Day and a symbolic national day of celebration, at the Belgian House in Abuja, with public and private sector leaders witnessing the ceremony.
We are proud of this recognition of the important work we do across the continent. Through the Tony Elumelu Foundation, we are empowering thousands of young men and women who are creating jobs in their communities, and in turn, providing daily means of livelihood for hundreds of thousands of families. Our entrepreneurs are proof that Africa is not limited in creativity or in drive; our youth are hardworking, resilient, and capable. We will continue to support their drive to realise the transformation of Africa.
We are hopeful that this honour will translate to a new and stronger relationship between Africa and Belgium.
You can find more details about this honour HERE.
Join us in congratulating Tony Elumelu.
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