The kingdom of Belgium on Sunday 16th November 2020 on Nigeria entrepreneur and philanthropist Tony Elumelu the highest national honour in the land.
Taking to his officials Facebook page, monitored by 9news Nigeria, the Elumelu Expressed excitement for being so honored:
“Last night, the Kingdom of Belgium conferred on me with the honorary distinction of Officer in the Order of Leopold, the country’s oldest and most important National Honour”.
” I am humbled by this recognition of the work The Tony Elumelu Foundation in catalysing entrepreneurs across Africa and will continue to drive the economic empowerment of our brilliant young #Africanentrepreneurs to propel development in Africa”.
“Thank you Belgische Monarchie Monarchie belge Belgian Monarchy Embassy of Belgium in Nigeria and as Belgium reflects on and resets her relationship with Africa, we look forward to further partnership”.