On our question series today, we bring to you the richest governor in Nigeria.
As an independent nation, Nigeria comprises 36 States. With this fact, we can affirm that there are 36 governors in the country. With regards to the significant number of wealthy Nigerian Governors, many people are well aware that Nigerian Governors are mostly embezzlers and barely can they make money without tampering with public funds. We recently ran through a high and low thorough search and interviews to discover who the richest Governor in Nigeria is. To answer the question of who the richest Governor is in 2018 in Nigeria, the richest Governor is Abubakar Sani Bello.
Have you heard of Governor Sani Bello? Governor Bello is believed to have emerged from one of the wealthiest families in Northern Nigeria. Among all the Nigerian Governors, his family is one of the few to have appeared on Forbes’ list of richest African families. The Irony of this is Niger State has no place among Nigeria’s top 10 richest States rather, the state has regressed poorly over the years. Abubakar Sani Bello –in the company of his family –has carved out a significant path in politics in Nigeria, accumulating wealth daily, and landing today as one of the richest governors in Nigeria.
Abubakar Bello’s in-law is also one of the richest Africans, because his brother Ibrahim is married to Aliko Dangote’s daughter. Aliko Dangote, is Africa’s richest man, according to Forbes.
Governor Bello himself is married to Dr Amina Abubakar, daughter of Nigeria’s former head of state Abdussalami Abubakar and former first lady Justice Fati Abubakar.
These credentials, including the fact that his father Col Sani Bello used to be a military governor of Kano state, makes Abubakar Sani Bello the richest governor-elect in Nigeria.
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