As a person who is curious as to the richest Governor in Nigeria, this article will be your guide to the list of the top Governor and their current networth.
Evidently, there is money in politics. But one fact that remains unchanged is that these politicians are richer than each other.
There are among them those who have enormous money before becoming the Governor and there are some who made it to the list as a result of embezzlement.
Whatever the case may be, below is the list of the top 10 richest Governor in Nigeria and their respective networth.
1. Governor Sani Bello
Net Worth: $1 Billion
As at 2020, Governor Sani Bello of Niger State is the richest in Governor in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $1 billion. Infact, Sani Bello is the only Governor in Nigeria that made the 2020Forbes list of the most successful men in Nigeria.
2. Governor Nyeson Wike
Net Worth: $550 Million
Governor Nyerson Wike of River State is the second richest governor in Nigeria in 2020. Nyerson Wike is a respected citizenand a wealthy Nigerian governor that has transformed Rivers state into economy realm without minding the opposition treath and distraction.
3. Governor Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai
Net Worth: $400 Million
And the third richest Governor in Nigeria as at 2020 is Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai of Kaduna State. He is having an estimated networth of$400.
4. Governor Dapo Abiodun
Net Worth: $314 Million
Next on the list of the richest Governor in Nigeria is Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun state. Governor Abiodun was into oil and gas sector where he served as the CEO of Hydon petroleum company before he joined politics.
5. Governor Willie Obiano
Net Worth: $300 Million
Governor Obiano is the incumbent governor of Anambra State and the fifth richest governor in Nigeria. He is having an estimated net worth of about $300 million.
6. Governor Godwin Obaseki
Net Worth: $225 Million
Godwin Obaseki is the governor of Edo State and he is having a net worth of about $225 million. This whooping sum made him the 6th richest on this list.
7. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal
Net Worth: $27 Million
Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal is the incumbent governor of Sokoto State and his net worth has been estimated to be $27 million.Aminu Tambuwal had once served as the Speaker of National House of Representatives from 2011-2015.
8. Governor Yahaya Bello
Net Worth: $5.6 Million
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State stand as the 8th richest governors in Nigeria as at 2020. He has an estimated networth of $5.6 million.
9. Governor Bala Mohammed
Net Worth: $5.6 Million
Bala Mohammed is the present governor of Bauchi state and he was the former Minister of the FCT, Abuja. He is ranked as 9th richest governors in Nigeria with an estimated networth of $5.6 million.
10. Governor Samuel Ortom
Net Worth: $2.5 Million
Sitting at the 10th position of the richest Governor in Nigeria is Samuel Ortom. A wealthy business man before becoming a politician.