Top 5 Richest Business Men And Politicians From Delta State Nigeria

Delta State is the 3rd contributor annually to Nigeria’s Gross Domestic product (GDP), contributing over $16 Billion annually to the country. Delta State is rich in oil, agriculture, decorative stones and other natural resources. Delta state was run-down during times when former governor James Ibori swindles billions from the oil-rich state. The following 5 business men and politicians are the most notable wealth people that hail from Delta State of Nigeria:

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  1. Jim Ovia – Founder of Zenith Bank of Nigeria
  2. Tony Elumelu – Chairman of United Bank for Africa
  3. James Ibori – One of Nigeria’s most corrupt former governors
  4. Michael Ibru – Late head of the Ibru dynasty and husban to Cecilia Ibru, Chief Executive Officer of defunct Oceanic Bank of Nigeria. His wealth lives on through his spouses, children and siblings.Michael Ibru
  5. Ngozi Okonjo Iweala – Nigeria’s first female minister of finance and author of “Fighting Corruptiion Is Dangerous”.Ngozi Okonjo Iweala



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