Emeka Offor is among the richest Igbo businessmen in Nigeria 2019, whose estimated net worth, according to Forbes, is $5.9  billion dollars. He is a Nigerian oil magnate and Entrepreneur

Biography

Born 10th February 1957 in Kafachan, Kaduna state, Sir Emeka Offor is a Nigerian oil magnate and Entrepreneur who is a native of Oraifite, Ekausigo LGC, Anambra State, Nigeria. He is the current chairman of the board of directors of EEDC and Manager of both the ERHC and the Chrome Group.

Education

Information on Emeka offers training has it that he was expelled from the Abbot Boys’ Secondary School, Anambra State. He later enrolls at the Merchant of Light Secondary School, where he obtained his WAEC result.

Businesses Lifestyle of Emeka Offor

Not much is also known about how he started his business life. It was said that his uncle trained him as an apprentice. It was in 1994 that he established the Chrome Group, which operates in various sectors of the Nigerian economy.

The group has it that Emeka Offor is among the richest Igbo businessmen in Nigeria 2019, whose estimated net worth, according to Forbes, is $5.9 billion.

The group has interests in oil and gas, international holdings, domestic holdings in telecommunications, the power sector, and the insurance industry. Also, it is into the maintenance of refineries, gas pipeline construction, and digital inspection services delivery, and it is known all over the world as an organization that deals in oil and gas services.

Apart from its national recognition, the group has served international oil production and distribution companies, Nigerian state governments, and the Federal government of Nigeria.

Emeka Offor KAZTECH Fabrication Yard At The Snake Island In Lagos

Emeka Offor KAZTECH Fabrication Yard At The Snake Island In Lagos

The Yard is a one-stop-place for fabrication of offshore platforms, large offshore modules, FPSO refurbishment & new build jackets.

Emeka Offor KAZTECH Fabrication Yard At The Snake Island In Lagos

Philanthropy

One of the charitable works done by Sir Emeka Offor was the provision of over a million books, computers, and school items around Nigeria and other West African States to improve the educational standard of the country and other member states.

Sir Emeka Offor Foundation

The Sir Emeka Offor Foundation (SEOF) was established to reduce poverty and give life-changing opportunities to the marginalized and unprivileged individuals in Nigeria. It has also emerged as the most important partner of BFA because of its non-profit-oriented activities.

It was founded for humanitarian purposes to make life better and comfortable for the marginalized communities or groups of people in Nigeria. It’ll become the largest private book donor in Africa after completing the 14 million dollar book project.

The pioneer believes that lack of opportunities to make important contributions to their communities and showcase their talents are what makes people poor as they didn’t choose it by themself.

Apart from other business and assets, Sir. Emeka Offor also owns the most popular market plaza in Anambra State, know as “Emeka Offor plaza.” The market plaza valuation is worth about a billion Naira or more and it is the oldest in the State.

Emeka Offor plaza Onitsha

Awards/Recognition

 

He has won series of awards. In 2016, he was awarded with the International Service Award for a Polio-Free World by the Rotary International for his nonprofit contribution to the eradication of polio not only in the country but the world at large.

As earlier said, he is one of the richest men in Anambra state and in Nigeria at large, with an estimated net worth of  $5.9 billion dollars currently this 2019.

 

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