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Folorunsho Alakija sends herself prayers and best wishes as she clocks 67

One of the richest women in Africa, Folorunsho Alakija is celebrating her 67th birthday today, July 15th 2018.

Alakija, a business tycoon involved in the fashion, oil and printing industries is the group managing director of The Rose of Sharon Group which consists of The Rose of Sharon Prints & Promotions Limited and Digital Reality Prints Limited.

Alakija is ranked by Forbes as the richest woman in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $2.1 billion. As of 2015, she is listed as the second most powerful woman in Africa after Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and the 87th most powerful woman in the world by Forbes.

Folorunsho Alakija took to her Instagram page to express how happy she is today, thanking God for for life.

She wrote:

“Today is my birthday, and my heart is full of nothing but gratitude. On this special day, I just want to thank God Almighty for the priceless gift of life that He has given me and for the wonderful people He has put in my life.
I pray to the Lord for more of an ecstatic day like today. May each day of my life be filled with renewed strength and brighter times in Jesus name; AMEN.
To all my birthday mates, I celebrate with you too? Cheers!
#CelebratingFolorunsoAlakijaAt67
#FolorunsoAlakija
#JulyBorn
#DaughterOfZion”

Happy birthday Mrs Folorunso Alakija.

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