Enugu is a state in South-Eastern Nigeria. This location is popularly used for Nollywood filming setting to portray its beautiful and also good environment for business and other sources of income. In this post, we will highlight the top 5 richest indigenes of Enugu State. The principal cities in the state are Enugu, Ohum, Ezeagu, Ngwo, Nsukka, Agbani, Awgu, Aninri and Udi.
1. Senator Ike Ekweremadu – $100 Million
Ike Ekweremadu tops the list of Enugu State richest indigenes. He has occupied several top positions in the country as a politician. His date of birth is 12 May, 1962. He is a member of the People’s Democratic Party and was the Deputy President of the Nigerian Senate for three consecutive terms.
Additionally, he has a Bachelor and master’s degree in Law from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. Ike Ekweremadu was called to Bar in 1987. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Law from the University of Abuja, Nigeria. The several appointments he held are; Chairman of Aninri Local Government Area and Chief of Staff to the Enugu State Government house.
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2. Fidelis C. Okoro – $89 Million
Fidelis C. Okoro is a Nigerian Politician. He was the Senator of Enugu North District. He took his seat in the Senate in June 1999. Okoro was appointed to committees on Senate Services. He was also appointed in Industries, Police Affairs, Agriculture and Niger Delta.
Thereafter, he changed allegiance to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and became an ally of Governor Chimaroke Nnamani. Fidelis Okoro is also a successful businessman. He is one PDP founding fathers.
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3. Senator Ayogu Eze – $70 Million
Senator Ayogu Eze was born on 23 November, 1958. He was a Senator for Enugu North District. Additionally, he studied at Institute of Management and Technology Enugu, International Institute for Journalism Germany, University of Lagos, Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Said Business School of the Oxford University, Judge Business School of the University of Cambridge. Senator Ayogu Eze worked at “The Guardian Newspaper” between 1983 and 1989.
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4. Chief William Agbo – $60 Million
He is a Philanthropist, business man and Chairman of Wilson Group. He is the Managing Director of Bestie instant noodle company. Also, he has a gas plant at Enugu. He is certainlu one of the richest Enugu State Indigene.
5. Chief Samuel Chimaroke Nnamani $45-50 Million
Chief Samuel Chimaroke Nnamani was born on 30 May 1960. Samuel Chimaroke Nnamani was the former Governor of Enugu State. He is a Medical Officer and Politician. He is Senator, representing Enugu East.
Samuel Nnamani was born in Port-Harcourt. He attended the Methodist Primary School Enugu, College of the Immaculate Conception (CIC). He is also a graduate of College of Medicine, University of Nigeria, State University of New York, Perinatal Biology Center Loma Linda University.