Silverbird Group CEO, Senator Ben Bruce Got a loan of N20 from Dad to Set up Entertainment Empire

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Father’s day to many people hold different memories and meanings. For Nigerian senator, Men Murray-Bruce, it was an opportunity on this past occasion to remember his dad, who died 32 years ago.

According to the Senator, in 1980 his father loaned him ₦20,000 to set up Silverbird, which now employs 1015 people all earning above the Nigerian minimum wage of N18, 000.

Interesting, isn’t it? O yeah, it speaks volumes about the road from which the successful entrepreneur and distinguished senator has travelled. Success indeed surely comes with the right mindset, determination and a firm belief in one’s dream.

According to Ben, his father, William Murray-Bruce, who died on March 9, 1986 raised him with love and affection and was the greatest dad ever.

The senator took to Twitter to eulogize his father.

My dad, William Murray-Bruce, was the greatest dad ever! He raised me with love and affection. In 1980, he loaned me ₦20k to set up Silverbird, which now employs 1015 people all earning above minimum wage. He died on March 9, 1986. I wish happy Father’s Day to the best dad ever!

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