list of ten richest senators in Nigeria and their net worth in 2022.
A lot of Nigerians are eager to know the richest senators in Nigeria as well as their assets and net worth. Most of the Nigerian senators are top businessmen who have one investment or the other.
Most of these senators are either former governors or other public figures who have chosen to become lawmakers. The majority of these senators were top businessmen, civil servants before going into politics. Without wasting so much time, let us take a look at the list of ten richest senators in Nigeria
Top 10 Richest Senators in Nigeria
Senator Rochas Okorocha is a senator representing the Imo west constituency in the National house of assembly Abuja. He was born on 22nd September 1962. Rochas Okorocha is the immediate Governor of Imo state; he attended Joladaco School in Jos before proceeding to study at the University of Jos
Rochas began his political journey in 2007 under the umbrella of the All Progressive Party (APC). He ran as a governorship aspirant in Imo State, Nigerian. Rochas Okorocha is the founder of the Rochas Foundation group of schools and the Rochas group of companies.
Rochas Okorocha is one of the senators in Nigeria with a lot of assets; his net worth is approximately $1. 4 billion
9.Orji Uzor Kalu
Senator Orji Uzor Kalu was born on September 21, 1960. His parents are Mr. Johnson and Mrs. Eunice Kalu. He is the senator representing Aba Constituency. He served as the governor of Abia State two consecutive times from 1999 to 2002.
Orji Uzor Kalu is the CEO of Stok Holdings, which has many interests in shipping, banking, oil trading, and more. He is also the owner of two newspapers: the daily sun and the new telegraph. With a net worth of $1.1 billion in dollars, Orji Kalu is one of the richest senators in Nigeria.
Dino was born on January 1, 1974. He is the former senator representing Kogi’s west senatorial district. He is from Ayetoro Gbede in Ijumu Local Government Area of Kogi State. He joined politics under the APC party but now in PDP. He is known for his controversial post on social media. He is the owner of many luxurious cars and houses.
Dino studied geography and graduated with a BSc in geography from the prestigious Ahmadu Bello University Zaria. With a net worth of $845 million, Dino Melaye is among the richest senators in Nigeria.
Oluremi Tinubu is a senator representing Lagos Central District. She is one of the longest-serving senators in the National house of assembly and also the wife of the APC National Leader, Bola Ahmed Tinubu. She is among the richest senators in Nigeria, with a net worth of $1.235 billion
Senator David Mark was once the senate president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the former governor of Niger State. He is currently representing Benue Senatorial District. David Mark has been in the senate since 1999 till making him one of the oldest serving senators in Nigeria. With many landed properties and other investments, and a net worth of $2 billion, David Mark is undoubtedly one of the richest senators in Nigeria.
5.Senator Stella Oduah
Stella Oduah is another richest female senator in Nigeria aside from Oluremi Tinubu. She is a senator representing Anambra North Constituency under the PDP’S Party. Stella Oduah was the Aviation minister during President Goodluck Jonathan’s tenure. Her net worth is approximately $1 billion
4.Senator Theodore Orji
Theodore Ahamefule Orji is a Nigerian politician who is a former governor of Abia State in southeast Nigeria. He once served as chief of staff to Orji Kalu when he was a Abia State governor. He is also a former governor of Abia State. Theodore Orji is one of the wealthiest senators in Nigeria, with a net worth of $330 million.
3.Muhammad Ali Ndume
He is the senator representing part of Borno in the National house of assembly; he was once a senate majority leader in 2006 even though he was later impeached due to improper conduct. His name is Muhammad Ali Ndume.
Senator Ndume was conceived on 20th November in 1956, in Borno State. He is among the wealthiest senators in Nigeria, with a net worth of $500 million
2.Senator Emmanuel Nnamdi
Emmanuel Nnamdi Uba, popularly known as Andy Uba, is one of the richest and most influential senators in Nigeria, with a net worth of $1.7 billion. Andy Uba is a senator representing Anambra South. He joined politics through PDP but later decamped to APC.
Andy Uba was the special assistant on Specialties and Domestic Affairs to Olusegun Obasanjo during his presidential tenure.
Godswill is the former senator representing the North-West Senatorial District of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. He is currently the Minister of Niger Delta. He was born on 9 December 1962. He lost his father early in life and was raised by his mother.
Even before he emerged as a senator, he was already into wealth. He is one of the most celebrated past governors of Akwa Ibom State. His current net worth is $550 million making him one of the richest senators in Nigeria.