Nigeria is an African country on the Gulf of Guinea, not to go deap about the history of Nigeria, these article is based on the richest governor’s in Nigeria today and their net worth, the get rich syndrome has affected many individual today.
Everyone in place of power wants to aquire wealth for himself or herself, they are some richest Nigerian governor’s which have solely aquire the state income and immensely looted the state revenue to themselves.
Here in today’s article we are looking at Nigerian richest governor’s and source of income, what makes these selected few the richest of all? FlashAcademy would highlight and give you details on each one of them.
Top 10 Richest Governors in Nigeria
Governor Sani Bello
Net Worth: $1 billion
Sani Abubakar Bello is currently the governor of Niger State, He is the richest and top the list, according to Forbe, he was rich before going to power as a governor, Forbe says he won’t be listed among the corrupt Nigerian governor’s.
Governor Sani Abubakar Bello is from a wealthy family, He has investment with an oil and gas production company, he’s wealth are accumulated base on he’s investment, business deal and more…
The governor currently is the richest among the Nigerian governor’s, leaving him with a whopping net worth of about $1 billion.
Governor Nyesom Wike
Net Worth: $550 million
Nyesom Wike is currently the governor of Rivers State, the governor is a well respected politician, a man that has created opportunities for he’s people, a strong PDP man. He has developed the economy of the state, making Rivers State a recognize place in Nigeria.
Nyesom Wike, being a one time minister of education in the state, moreso, he is a professional lawyer, going into politics made the governor a well respected man, the net worth of Nyesom Wike is estimated $550 million.
Governor Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai
Net Worth: $400 million
Nasir El-Rufai is currently the governor of Kaduna State, the governor has occupied many political position, also a one time minister in the ”Federal Capital Territory” FCT Abuja.
Forbe has it that he was also a former
Director general of the Bureau of Public Enterprise, his total income are gathered from many source, currently he stands among the richest top 3 Governor in Nigeria. His net worth is estimated $400 million.
Governor Dapo Abiodun
Net Worth: $314 million
Dapo Abiodun is currently the governor of Ogun State. The state is noted as the biggest state in Nigeria in land mass and also an industrial area where companies generate revenue for the state.
Governor Dapo Abiodun is also an investor, who has invested heavily in the oil and gas sector. Dapo Abiodun is the CEO of Heydon Petroleum, one of the top oil and gas firm in the country. He’s net worth is estimated $314 million.
Governor Willie Obiano
Net Worth: $300 million
Obiano is currently the governor of Anambra State, a party member of the All Progressive Grant Alliance (APGA) a well known party in the Eastern part of Nigeria.
Obiano is currently the 5th richest governor in Nigeria, having an estimated net worth of $300 million.
Governor Godwin Obaseki
Net Worth: $225 million
Godwin Obaseki is the governor of Edo State, he also have an investment and business locally and internationally, over the years he joined the capital trust brokers limited, in Lagos where he began as a stock broker, Obaseki really excelled in all he does.
The list of top 10 governor’s in Nigeria, he is listed the 6th on the list of richest governor in Nigeria, having a net worth of about $225 million.
Governor Aminu Waziri Tambowa
Net Worth: $27 million
He is currently the governor of Sokoto state, a member of the All Progressive Congress, APC, then later he defect to the People Democratic party, PDP, the governor is a well known and respected man in his state.
He is listed among richest governor’s in Nigeria, with an estimated net worth of $27 million.
Governor Yahaya Bello
Net Worth: $5.6 million
Governor Yahaya Bello is the governor of Kogi State, he currently ranked the 8th on the list of richest governor in Nigeria.
He is a member of the All Progressive Congress, where he contested an won as the governor of the state, he’s net worth is assessed $5.6 million.
Governor Bala Mohammed
Net Worth: $5.6
Bala Mohammed is the current governor of Bauchi State, also a former minister of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT Abuja. He is a graduate from one of the prestigious university in Nigeria.
Governor Bala Mohammed has an estimated net worth of $5.6 million.
Governor Samuel Ortom
Net Worth: $2.5 million
Samuel Ortom is the governor of Benue State, he is the list of all, according to Forbe, Ortom is a business man, philanthropist. He is rated the best governor in the state.
He currently worth about $2.5 million.