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Top 5 Richest Akwa Ibom State Indigenes 2022

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Akwa Ibom is a state in Nigeria and we will list the top richest indigenes of this state in the year 2022. It is located at the Southern region of Nigeria. The state capital is Uyo. Its population is about five million people (as at 2016 census). The state is located in the South-South geopolitical zone, and is bordered on the east by Cross River State, on the west by Rivers State and Abia State, and on the south by the Atlantic Ocean and the southern most tip of Cross River State.

Moreso, this state is the highest producer of oil and gas in Nigeria. The major languages spoken in Akwa-Ibom are; Annang, Ekid, Oro, Obolo and Ibibio. This state consists of 31 Local Government areas and most indigenes are Christian. The list of richest men in Akwa Ibom is based on their net worth and assets. Here are the top 5 richest Akwa Ibom state indigenes 2021:


1. Akanimo Asuquo Udofia ($1 Billion)

Top 5 Richest Akwa Ibom State Indigenes 2021

Akanimo Asuquo Udofia tops the richest Akwa Ibom State indigenes 2022. He is an entrepreneur and was born 18th June, 1969. Asuquo is the CEO and Managing Director of Desicon Engineering ltd. Desicon Engieering is involved in technological advancements, cost controls, exploration control, electrical utility and information technology in Nigeria, Ghana and Chad. Akanimo Asuquo Udofia is a graduate of Business Administration from University of Uyo. He was enlisted a Billionaire by Forbes Magazine in 2014.


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2. Chief Godswill Obot Akpabio (Over $100 Million)

He is a Nigeria Lawyer and politician. Chief Godswill Obot Akpabio was born 9th December, 1962. He worked as a Governor, Senator and Minister. Currently, he is the Minister of Niger Delta and the Senate’s minority leader. He studied law at University of Calabar. Chief Godswill Obot Akpabio worked as a teacher and an associate partner with Paul Usoro and co.


3. Ita Enang

Ita Enang was born on 23 August, 1962. He is the Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to President Muhammadu Buhari on Niger Delta Affairs. Ita Enang worked as the Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on National Assembly Matters (Senate) from 27 August 2015 to 29 May 2019. He has been working in several Government positions since 1987. He worked at the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Senate and House of Representatives.


4. Udo Udoma

Udo Udoma was born on 26 February, 1954. Moreso, he is a two time member of Nigerian Senate and also a former minister of budget and national planning. He is the co-founder of the law firm Udo Udoma & Belo Osagie. He studied law at St. Catherine’s College, Oxford.


5. Udom Emmanuel

Udom Gabriel Emmanuel was born 11th July, 1966. He is the Governor of Akwa Ibom and has been in office since 29 May, 2015. Also, he is a native of Onna Local Government, Akwa Ibom State. Udom worked at Price Waterhouse Coopers, Chartered Institute of Taxation in Nigeria and Zenith Bank Plc. Udom studied Accounting from the University of Lagos.

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