Top 10 Anambra Billionaires 2022 And Their Net Worth

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Anambra State is a state known for the wealthy nature of its indigenes, it is touted that it is the state with the highest number of millionaires both in cash and asset in Nigeria.

Here is the list of top 10 billionaires in the State.

Prince Engr. Arthur Eze.

Worth: $5.7 billion

Born in 1948 in Ukpo Dunukofia Local Government of Anambra State to the Eze Royal Family, Prince Arthur Eze is the chairman of Atlas Oranto Petroleum which the the largest privately owned oil exploration company in Nigeria, Atlas Oranto currently has up to 22 oil and gas licenses in various parts of Africa. Apart from being the largest privately-held oil company in Nigeria, Atlas Oranto is also the largest holder of oil exploration blocks in Africa. It has its regional offices situated around top countries in West Africa, and its primary technical location is situated in Lagos, Nigeria, with a headquarters in Abuja.

Chief Cletus Ibeto

Worth : $3.8 billion

Born on 6th of November 1952 in Nnewi, He began his early life in business as an apprentice to John Akamelu, an auto spare parts vendor in Onitsha.

After his apprenticeship he ventured into spare parts importation which were mostly lead acid battery, plastic motor accessories until 1988 when he established his own factory in Nnewi, in 1996 he established his Ibeto Petrochemical Limited which primarily does blending of oil lubricant as well as other petroleum products.

Sir Emeka Offor

Worth $2.9 billion

Emeka Offor is the Chairman of The Chrome Group. He is a Nigerian businessman, an oil tycoon, and a Philanthropist. Emeka Offor was born on the 10th of February 1957 to Mr. and Mrs. Benneth Offor in Kafachan, Kaduna, Nigeria. He hails from Irefi Oraifite in Ekwusigo LGA of Anambra State, Nigeria.

Emeka Offor set up The Chrome Group in 1994 in Abuja, Nigeria. The organization right now utilizes more than 800 individuals and it’s a main multi-million dollar aggregate with interests in oil and gas, power, coordination, protection, broadcasting, and media communications, The organization has a solid presence in Nigeria, Switzerland, the United States, and the United Kingdom. The organizations worldwide and nearby accomplices incorporate China Petroleum and Chemical Corporation, Cameron, Divikom, USA, Enikkom Investment Services Nigeria Ltd, Yokogawa Europe, Rohde and Schwarz International, Liaoyang Steel Tube Co. Ltd, Huawei International, Dextron Group, Kaduna Consult Brazil, Construction and Mining Service Inc. Chrome Group has a few auxiliary organizations and they incorporate Kaztec Engineering Ltd, Enugu Electricity Distribution Company, Chrome Oil Services, Global Scan frameworks Technology Limited (GSTL), Inland Containers Nigeria Ltd, Nimek Investment Ltd, Blaze 91.5 FM, Kiss 99.9 FM, Starcrest Nigeria, Kingsbury Trading Ltd, Global Scan frameworks Limited (GSL), and Interstate Electrics Ltd.

Chief Joseph Ebere Ezeokafor

Worth: $2 Billion

Joseph Ezeokafor is an Anambra born businessman from Ekwulobia in Aguata Local Government Area, born on the 30th of April 1952, he is the father to socialite Jowi Zaza and Founder/ Chairman of Jezco Group of Companies.

Not much is known about the early life of Chief Ezeokafor, it is known that he founded Jezco Oil and Lubricant in 1980 and by 1988 the company became a fully licensed service company and independent petroleum marketer, he later founded Jezco plastics and also owns a fuel dispenser assembly plant.

He is married with 7 children 2 boys and 5 girls.

Chief Emma Bishop Okonkwo

Worth $ 2 billion

Emma Okonkwo Founder and CEO Ekulo Group of Companies was born on 31st December 1960 in Anambra state near a town close to Nnewi called Ichi. His shoe-dealer father once wanted him to take over from him the business of selling shoes, but destiny made him pursue his career, dreams and aspirations in Lagos instead.

He business venture with trading of goods in 1980 as E.C. Okonkwo and Brothers in onitsha and by 1984 evolved into what is known today as Ekulo Group of Companies which is into importation, manufacturing as well as franchise in Nigeria of so many groceries and beverages.

He holds the national honor of the Officer of The Federal Republic which was conferred on him in 2011 by former President Goodluck Jonathan.

Dr Chika Alexander Okafor

Worth: $1.5 billion

Popularly referred to as ” CHICASON” is the founder of chicason group which is the highest employer of labour in Anambra State after the state government, What started like a small trading house in the year, 1980 has grown to become one of Africa’s biggest business empires of the 21st century

Born on February 6th 1957 in Nnewi, he is a product of the apprenticeship system popularly referred to as ” IGBA BOI” under on of his uncles, at his settlement he started with supplying fishing materials to Ghana but was forced to change line of business when former President of Ghana Jimmy Rawlings closed the boarder to imported goods, he changed line of business to electronics and later female wears and accessories before venturing into oil and gas, Today his businesses cut across lubricants, food commodities, waste recycling and real estate with the most popular being the A-Z range of lubricants.

Chief Innocent Chukwuma

Worth : $1.5 Billion

Born in Nnewi on 1st October 1960 He is the Chairman of Innoson Group of Companies, and the man behind Africa’s first automobile brand, Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing. He is the last of the six siblings, four males, and two females, he is also the younger brother of popular businessman Chief Gabriel Chukwuma popularly called Gabros

He started his business life in 1981 after he learnt the rudiments of buying and selling motorcycle spare parts and given #3000 by his elder brother Gabros, he first started with dealing in Honda Parts before moving into bringing in bikes under the Name Innoson Nigeria Limited.

He sort a means of bringing in brand new bikes in parts so as to accommodate more quantity in a 40 feet container in order to reduce cost of one bike, this was were the journey to the assembling and manufacturing business idea came in, he was also selling his bikes at almost half the price his contemporaries were selling, this gave room for the business to blossom and gave rise to the expansion into the manufacturing of Innoson Vehicle.

Innocent Chukwuma is married with children.


Dr ABC Orjiakor

Worth: $1.2 Billion

Arguably the richest medical doctor in Nigeria, born on the 2nd of October 1960 in Calabar Cross River State and hails from Uli in Ihiala, He is a Medical Doctor with specialty in Orthopedic and Trauma Management, He ventured into business in 1996, he invested in several sectors including oil and gas, shipping, banking and insurance and pharmaceutical.

He is the founder of SEPLAT Petroleum Development Company in 2009.

He is a major shareholder in Ordec Group, Zebbra Energy Ltd ( an energy company which owns the deep water concession OPL 248 offshore Nigeria), Shebah Exploration and Production Co. Ltd (an exploration firm with 40% stake on the offshore oil bloc OML, which produces over 8000 BPD), Hello Marine Service, Neimeth Pharmaceutical, He is also a board member of the Nigerian Chamber of Shipping as well as green resources ASA, a Norwegian company investing in tree farms in East Africa.

He became the first tenant of Eko Atlantic City when his Seplat Petroleum Development Company acquired for use Alpha 1 office in the international commerce city.

He is married with children.

Dr Ernest Obiejesi

Worth: $900 Million

The Okija born serial entrepreneur and investor was born on 17th of April 1960, he is the founder and chairman of Obijackson Group of Companies which is an umbrella body for Obijackson West Africa Limited, NESTOIL Limited, Neconde Energy and Smile Communication.

Ernest Obiejesi is also a Non – Executive Director of Julius Berger Nigeria PLC which is one of the foremost construction companies in Nigeria, he additional runs Obi Jackson Mother and Child Hospital in his home town Okija which gives free medical treatment to women and children and this pediatric hospital is of a global standard.

He is a product of the prestigious Dennis Memorial Grammer School Onitsha.

Dr. Cosmas Maduka

Worth : $900 million

Cosmas Maduka was born on the 24th December 1958 in Jos Plateau State, he is a serial entrepreneur who heads the Coscharis group.

Maduka formally ventured into business at the age of 17 after being wrongly dismissed with the sum of N200.00 by his uncle who had earlier engaged him as an automobile apprentice. He co-founded a spare parts company known as CosDave with his friend named Dave. The startup also failed sooner than expected and Maduka went to found the Coscharis Motor with the sum of three hundred naira (N300) which focused sales of automobile spare parts in 1977. The name of the company according to him is a combination of his first name, Cosmos and his wife, Charity, whom he married at age 21. Maduka business breakthrough started in 1982, when the Nigeria government granted ten (10) motor companies import license, which Coscharis was selected. Today the Coscharis Group is a conglomerate with a net-worth of $500million with several subsidiaries including Manufacturing, ICT, Petrochemical, Auto care and Auto Components, Automobile Sales and Services, Agric and Agro Allied business sectors. Coscharis Motors is a leading distributors of several brands of luxuries cars including Range Rover, Ford and Jaguar.

In 2015, Coscharis Motors became the sole distributors of the BMW in Nigeria and the first company to build an Assembly Plant of Ford Ranger in Nigeria and won the Auto Brand of the Year at the Marketing World Awards held in Ghana. In 2016 the Anambra State approved 5000 hectare of land for Coscharis Farms to cultivate rice, the project has been reported to generate 3000 jobs upon completion. The Coscharis Group is rated one of the top 50 brands in Nigeria by Top 50 Brands Nigeria.

Maduka attributed his success in business to his affiliation with the Japanese. According to Maduka his early close contact with the Japanese made him develop the values of commitment, humility, precision and hard work which were fundamental to his success in business. He had promised to acknowledge in his autobiography.

Cosmas Maduka seats on the board of several reputable companies and organization. He served as a Director in Access Bank Plc., one of the leading banks in Nigeria for 12 years from 2000–2012.

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MacDonald April 25, 2022 - 10:40 pm

Nice piece

Tony Anigbogu April 26, 2022 - 12:39 am

Great, When will my name enter here

Akp September 13, 2022 - 9:25 am

This men should form a conglomerate to finance the biggest seaport in west Africa to be located in oseokwa in ihiala LGA of Anambra state.This will be a game changer.

Nono January 1, 2023 - 5:30 pm

Please i need this in a short single list


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