The article contains the list of the richest senators in Nigeria with a little peek into their background. There are many rich senators in Nigeria, with unverified net worth. Apart from being elected as the mouthpiece of the people, they have many businesses, investment, and assets which sum up to their assumed net worth.
About 109 Senators are representing the Federal Republic of Nigeria in the National Assembly. Mainly, they help to pass bills into laws while earning a huge amount of salary. Here are the 10 richest Senators in Nigeria including their lifestyle.
List of the Top 10 Richest Senators in Nigeria
1. Senator Rochas Okorocha
Senator Rochas Okorocha is a senator representing the Imo west constituency. The immediate Governor of Imo state was born on 22nd September in 1962. Rochas attended Joladaco school in Jos before proceeding to the University of Jos.
He joined politics in 2007 and was a governor under the All Progressive Party(APC). Apart from being a politician, he’s the founder of the Rochas foundation group of school and also the president of the Rochas group of companies. With many assets and investments, Rochas Okorocha is one of the richest senators in Nigeria and a multi-billionaire.
2. Senator Orji Kalu
The current chief whip of the Senate assembly under the APC party is Senator Orji Kalu. He was born on September 21, 1960, by Mr. Johnson Uzo Nsiegbe Kalu and Mrs. Kalu Eunice. He’s representing Aba Constituency. He served two times as the Governor of the state from September 29,1999, to 2002.
Orji Kalu is one of the richest Senators in Nigeria, with many assets, investments, and companies. He’s the CEO of Stok Holdings which has many interests including shipping, banking, oil trading, and many more. He’s also the owner of two newspapers; the daily sun and the new telegraph.
3. Senator Dino Melaye
Dino Melaye is a senator representing Kogi west constituency. He’s known for his controversial posts on social media. He owns many luxurious cars and houses.
Dino who was born on January 1, 1974, studied geography at Ahmadu Bello University. Which is after completing his secondary school at the air force school. He joined politics under the APC party but now in PDP. He’s one of the richest senators in Nigeria, especially in Kogi state.
4. Senator Oluremi Tinubu
Oluremi Tinubu who was born on 21st September 1960 is the wife of the APC National Leader, Ahmed Bola Tinubu. Oluremi is a Senator representing Lagos Central Senatorial District.
She is one of the longest-serving senators in the house and one of the richest female senators. With many landed properties and companies, she made it to our list of the top 10 richest senators in Nigeria.
5. Senator David Mark
David Mark, a Nigeria Richest Senator is representing the Benue state. He was once a former Senate President and former military governor of Niger state. He’s also a retired General of Nigeria Army Brigade.
He attended a defense academy before being a senator. David like other rich senators in Nigeria lives a flamboyant lifestyle with many landed properties and investment.
6. Senator Stellah Odua
Apart from Oluremi Tinubu, Stella Odua is another female richest senator in Nigeria. She represents Anambra North constituency under the PDP’s party. Stella Odua was the minister of Aviation during the Goodluck Presidency era.
Remember BMW’s Car controversy? Stellah Odua was involved. She is a Bsc degree holder in accounting and has MSc in business administration from the United States.
7. Senator Muhammad Ali Ndume
Muhammad Ali Ndume is a senator representing part of the Borno state in the house of assembly. He was also once a senate majority leader in 2006 even though he was later impeached due to improper conduct.
Muhammad Ali was born on 20th, November in 1956, in Borno state. He went to Gadamayo nursery and primary school before proceeding to Federal Polytechnic in Ilaro.
8. Senator Emmanuel Nnamdi Uba
Emmanuel Nnamdi Uba who is popularly referred to as Andy Ubah is a senator representing Anambra south. He joined politics through the PDP party and finally crossed over to APC.
He’s one of the richest senators in Nigeria. He has also served as the Special Assistant on Specialities and Domestic Affairs to Olusegun Obasanjo during his Presidency era.
9. Senator Theodore Orji
Theodore Orji is also one of the richest senators in Nigeria. He has once served as chief of staff to Orji Kalu, when he was Anambra State Governor. He is also a former governor of Anambra state.
Theodore Orji is a graduate of the English language from the University of Ibadan.
10. Senator Patrick Ifeanyi Uba
The last on our list of 10 richest senators in Nigeria, 2020 is Patrick Ifeanyi Uba. He was born on 3rd December 1971. Patrick is a businessman, entrepreneur with many real estate and oil gas investments.
He also owns a football club known as Ifeanyi Football Club in Nigeria Premier League and also the CEO of Capital oil.
Given the nature of Politics, their net worth is unknown and hidden due to many properties and cash stashed away. The above-mentioned are the list of the richest senators in Nigeria with their personal lifestyle.