Curiosity they said, kills the cat but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be well furnished about the rich folks in Nigeria that own private jets.
In fact, this is the highest number in Africa. This fueled my curiosity to research the owners of private jets in Nigeria and the result of this is discussed below.
Findings show that Nigerian owns the highest number of private jets in the whole of Africa. Don’t be surprised, we are truly the giant of Africa.
So, therefore, this article will unravel the top jet owners in Nigeria plus the exact number each one of them is having.
ORJI UZOR KALU
The man himself, Orji Uzor Kalu a politician and businessman is undoubtedly the owner of the largest private jets fleet in Nigeria.
He has five private jets to his name with Gulfstream G650 – the country’s most expensive – inclusive. The jet cost N11.5 billion. Kalu is presently in correctional service for misappropriation of public funds. Surprised?
SENATOR ALI MODU SHERIFF
Second, on the list of the top private jets owners in Nigeria is Senator Ali Modu Sheriff and he’s a politician, too. Ali Modu Sheriff also has 4 private jets with Gulfstream G650 inclusive.
BISHOP DAVID OYEDEPO
David Oyedepo is a Pastor and the General Overseer of Living Faith Church (Winners Chapel). Undoubtedly, Oyedepo is one of the wealthiest Pastors in the whole of Africa.
This man’s Living Faith Church has the largest auditorium in the whole world. Hence, he has 4 private jets in his fleet.
OTUNBA MIKE ADENUGA
Mike Adenuga is the proud owner of Global limited some other businesses. He is the second wealthiest man in Nigeria and he owns 3 private jets.
ASINWAJU AHMED BOLA TINUBU
The richest politician in Nigeria is no doubt Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu who was the former Governor of Lagos state and currently the All Progressive Congress (APC) national leader. This political icon has two private jets registered to his name.
Aliko Dangote is the richest man in the whole of Africa and he’s placed at 67th in the world with his $12.5 billion net worth. However, this entrepreneur minded man is ranked as the 6th on the list of the top private jets owners in Nigeria with his lone private jet costing $15 million.
Alakija is one of the respected, richest and most influential women in the black continent. She is ranked 7th on this list with her Bombardier Global Express jet.
PASTOR AYO ORITSEJAFOR
Ayo Oritsejafor is also a Pastor and founder of the “Word of Life Bible Church”. He also has a Bombardier jet to his name.
IGHO CHARLES SANOMI II
Igho Charles is one of the most successful businessmen in Nigeria with a major interest in real estate, aviation, and oil. He has one Bombardier Challenger 605 private jet.
The third pastor to make the list of top jet owners in Nigeria is T. B Joshua. He is the founder and General Overseer of Synagogue Church. He has a Gulfstream G550 (worth $60 million) private jet to his name.