Kaduna state located in the North Central region of Nigeria and has some good numbers of billionaires and we will highlight the richest Kaduna state indigenes for 2021. The state is is known for various activities like farming, mineral extraction, and other industrial activities.
Kaduna State nicknamed the center of learning because of the several educational institutions in this state and no doubt one of the largest states in Nigeria and featured on Daviral list as the number 8 most populated cities in Nigeria
1. Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai – $400 Million
Nasir El-Rufai is a Nigerian Politician, former minister of FCT. He is the current Governor of Kaduna State. Nasir El-Rufai is married to Hadiza Isma El-Rufai, Asia Ahma and Aisha Ummi Garb. Moreso, he is one of the richest Governors in Nigeria. That’s why he is among the top 5 Richest Kaduna State Indigene.
Nasir El-Rufai was born in Kaduna State on February 16, 1960. Nasir El-Rufai completed his primary school education in Kaduna. Then, he attended Barewa College Almamatea, Ahmadu Bello University, Harvard University, Georgetown University and University of London. He is the Director of the Bureau of Public Enterprises.
2. Ishaya Shekari
Ishaya Shekari is a Air Vice Marshall. He was the Military Governor of Kano State. He was born on August 3, 1940 in Kaduna State. In 1962, he was enlisted in the Nigerian Military Training College. Furthermore, he went on a flight training program in Canada under the administration of the Royal Canadian Airforce in February 1963.
Thereafter, he trained in Germany. After that he became a Pilot in Nigerian Air Force. Thereafter, he retired and became a business man. Ishaya Shekari is serving as Chairman and Chief Executive of Magami Holdings Ltd and also Meristem Securities Limited.
3. Danjuma Laah
Danjuma Laah was born on 16 February, 1960. He is a Nigerian Politician. Danjuma Laah has been the senator representing Kaduna South Senatorial district since 2015. He always speaks about the ways to make peace in Southern Kaduna. Danjuma Laah sponsored the bills at the Nigerian Senate for the establishment of a Federal University.
He is a recipient of the DINMA 2009 Award for Accounting when he was serving as the Deputy Director of Finance and Accounts Division at the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Pension Board, Abuja.
4. Andrew Yakubu
Andrew Yakubu is one of the richest in Kaduna State. He was born in 10th Sept, 1955. Andrew was the Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation in 2021. Later on, he served various roles in refineries before he became the Executive Director of operations at NETCO. In school, he studied Chemical engineering in Ahmadu Bello University.
5. Audu Maikori
Audu Maikori was born on 13 August, 1975. He is a Lawyer, social activist, public speaker, entrepreneur and creative industry professional. Audu Maikori is the co-founder and President of the Chocolate City Entertainment. Audu Maikori has won several awards including the International Young Music Entrepreneur of the year award (2007).
He was raised in Lagos. Where he attended Adrao International School and King’s College. He obtained his law degree from the University of Jos in 1999. Thereafter, he obtained his Bachelor of Laws from the Law school Abuja. Moreover, he is an alumnus of the M.I.T Sloan School of Management, Boston, United States.