In Nigeria, the Igbo’s are well known to be business minded people. It is rare to see an Igbo idle and not running one business or the other, waiting for a container or travelling from one place to another doing business. This has made them to grow in wealth and today, we would give a list of the top ten riches Igbo men in Nigeria.
Top Ten Rich Igbo Men In Nigeria
- Orji Uzor Kalu
On top of our list is Mr. Orji Uzor Kalu. He is presently the richest igbo man in Nigeria. He went into business during the last years of his teens. Mr. Kalu went in to business because he was expelled from the university. He led various protest in school and that was why he was expelled. Today he is the richest Igbo man, while we hear nothing of his mate who were not expelled.
- Comas Maduka
Cosmas Maduka is the CEO of Coscharis Group of Companies. He hails from Anambra state. His family were not rich when he was a child. In fact they couldn’t afford formal education for Comas. But today, he is worth more than a billion dollars. He started his business as an automobile store, but it is now worth more than you can think.
- Pascal Dozie
Pascal Dozie, the third on our list hails from IMO state and studied Economics. He went further to study in the UK and returned to Nigeria after sometime to start his own business. Mr Pascal Dozie is now worth $1.1 billion.
- Chief Cletus Ibeto
Chief Cletus Ibeto is a business tycoon from Anambra state. He is the owner of Cletus Ibeto Group.
He started his business by importing spare parts, but now he is one of the biggest producers of space parts and automobile batteries.
- Tony Ezenna
Tony Ezenna, the founder of Orange Drugs Limited started his company after his partnership with Eastern Industrial Chemist. Tony Ezenna has gotten dangerously rich from his industry.
- Leo Stan Ekeh
Leo Stan Ekeh, with real names as Leonard Stanley Ekeh hails from Imo state. He is the manager of Zinox Technologies Limited. He is the owner of this industry, and he is an expert in business operations.
- Sir Emeka Offor
Sir Emeka Offor is a business tycoon. He is the manager of the Chrome Group. He has both local and international understanding of the industry, and this has made him a prominent and leading person in the industry.
- Chief Arthur Eze
Chief Arthur Eze is the CEO and manager of Atlas Oranto Petroleum. The assets of this industry does not only occupy this country, but spread through to other west African countries. Arthur Eze has indeed played his role well, and he is one of the richest Igbo men in Nigeria.
- Vincent Amaechi Obianodo
Vincent Amaechi Obianodo is a business man. He is the owner of Young Shall Grow Motors Limited, and this motor industry helped him in extending his ventures to other business industries.
- Tony Elumelu
Tony Elumelu studied Economics, and is the founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation. A number of Nigerians and other countries in Africa knows him and are very grateful to him because he has helped a lot of people start their business both in Nigeria and Africa through his foundation.
His net worth is said to be very close to one (1) billion dollars.
Indeed, the Igbo men are really business minded and they are actually helping boost the Nigerian economy. The people mentioned in this list are those who worked for their money, and not those who got it from corrupt means.