Top Richest Politicians in Nigeria
Top Richest Politicians in Nigeria; Well in Nigeria some individuals become public figures due to politics; most politicians in Nigeria are known for their twist and turns or their good or bad. Most of these politicians have re-occurred more than twice in a politics and serving different functions.
This post will try as much as possible to have an estimated and round off figures of the net worth of each politician. It is quite difficult in estimating the individual net worth of politicians but this post got you covered on that.
Ifeanyi Ubah: $2. Billion
Ifeanyi Ubah was born on the 3rd of September 1971; he is a Nigerian business man, politician and entrepreneur. He is the CEO of “capital oil” he made most of his money before becoming a politician; he did not just make his money when he joined. Ifeanyi Ubah was said to have made his first million when he was just 19, he is an exporter of motor tyres and spare parts majorly in West Africa including Ghana, Congo and many other parts of Africa. Today he has expanded his ventures to some countries in Europe, Belgium and United Kingdom. In 2001 he was the founder of “capital oil” and authority newspaper (a Nigerian daily newspaper.) also an executives in one of the Nigerian premier league clubs.
Bola Ahmed Tinibu: $2. 1 Billion.
Bola Ahmed Tinibu was born on the 29th of March 1952 is a Nigerian politician and ex-governor of Lagos state form (May 29th 1999 to 9th of may 2007). He is a member of the APC (all progressive congress), he works foreign American companies. When he returned to Nigeria he joined Mobil Oil Company and later became an executive in the company, today he is popularly known as the jagabon of Nigerian politics. He notably one of the most influential politicians in the country and is said to have made most of his wealth from politics.
Olusegun Obasanjo: $2.5 Billion
Olusegun Obasanjo with a great net worth of about $2.5 Billion, born on the 5th of March 1937 He is a former Army general and was president of Nigeria from (1999 to 2007). He was a soldier before serving twice as the nation’s head of state; he was a democratically elected president from 1999 -2007. Obasanjo served as chairperson of the African union, he is one of the richest farmers in Africa. He has investments in all sectors, especially in the oil industry both within and outside the country. He is regarded as one of the most influential Nigerian individual.
Ibrahim badamosi babangida: $4 Billion
Ibrahim badamosi babangida also known as IBD with a net worth estimated at $4 billion, he was born on the 17th of august 1941 in mina. He is a retired Nigerian army general; he also served as a member of the supreme military council from the 19th of august 1975 to October 1979. He was president of the 27th of august 1985 26th of august 1993, Ibrahim badamosi babangida later overthrown buhari’s regime on 1985. IBD is one of the most influential politicians’ in Nigeria.
Atiku Abubaka: $4.5 Billion
Atiku Abubaka with a net worth estimated at $4.5 Billion, he was on the 25th of November 1946. He is a Nigerian politician, business man, Philanthropist and former presidential candidate. He is one of the most famous vice president in the Nigerian history, in 1998 he was elected governor of Adamawa state, and he was selected as then president obasanjo. Atiku Abubaka is the co founder of Intel’s Nigeria limited and adama beverages. Atiku abubaka is estimated to have a net worth of about $4.5 Billion.