- Governor Sani Bello (1 billion dollars)
Governor Bello is the richest governor in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of 1 billion dollars according to Forbes magazine. Governor Bello is the current governor of Niger state. The governor was already wealthy before coming into office which means he comes from a very wealthy background. He has a chain of businesses ranging from oil and gas to energy.
2. Governor Nyeson Wike (550 million dollars)
He is the present governor of Rivers state. Governor Wike is a very well-respected governor that has managed to transform Rivers state. He is a lawyer by training and profession. His net worth is said to be estimated at over 550 million dollars.
3. Governor Nasir El-Rufai (400 million dollars)
He is the governor of Kaduna state in the northern part of Nigeria. He has occupied multiple public offices, which contributed to his chances of being a governor. Governor El-Rufai is one of the most educated governors in Nigeria as he graduated from Ahmadu Bello University and also has a master’s degree in Public Administration from Harvard University. His net worth is estimated to be about 400 million dollars.
4. Governor Dapo Abiodun (314 million dollars)
Governor Abiodun is the governor of Ogun state. He got the bulk of his investment from investing in the oil and gas sector. Before going into politics, he was the CEO of the Heydon Petroleum. He holds a degree in Accounting from Georgia state university. The net worth of Governor Abiodun is estimated to be 314 billion dollars.
5. Governor Willie Obiano (300 million dollars)
He is currently the governor of Anambra state with an estimated net worth of 300 million dollars. He was born on the 8th of December 1955. Governor Obiano was a banker who has worked with First bank in the past.