The Bada Balogun of Ibadanland, Olooye Adegboyega Adegoke, has described the Ibadan-born renowned 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-economy and human development of the state and the country as a whole.
Bada Balogun made the description on Sunday while felicitating with the Chief Executive Officer of TNL, Ilaji Hotels and Sports Resort, Ilaji Farms, ICAST Group of Schools, Chief Dotun Sanusi on his 53rd birthday.
Olooye Adegoke said the graduate of the Petroleum Engineering Department, 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.
He noted that due to Dotun’s entrepreneurial ingenuity, a place once referred to as a desert of employment opportunities has become a hub of economic activities.
According to Bada Balogun in a statement on Sunday, “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.
“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”.
Bada Balogun prayed that the almighty God would continue to protect the foremost entrepreneur and his family, and grant him more strength to mentor young people.