President Muhammadu Buhari has hailed Ambrosie Orjiako, chairman of Seplat Petroleum Development Company, who clocked 61 years on Friday.
In a statement issued by Femi Adesina, his spokesman, Buhari described Orijiako as a “major player” in Nigeria’s oil and gas industry.
The president said Orjiako’s company has made a commendable effort in the energy transition and power targets of the country.
“President Muhammadu Buhari felicitates with Dr Ambrosie Bryant Chukwueloka Orjiako (popularly known as A.B.C Orjiako), Chairman of Seplat Energy Plc, as he turns 61 October 1, 2021,” the statement reads.
“The President salutes the orthopaedic and trauma surgeon-turned entrepreneur, major player in the indigenous oil and gas industry, as well as renowned philanthropist, for the efforts of his company to meet the energy transition and power targets of the country.
“President Buhari congratulates the Orjiako family, their friends and associates on the happy occasion, praying for long life, good health, and greater strides for the astute investor.”