This writes up will be profiling some of our politicians representing us at the Federal National Assembly in Abuja. The National Assembly comprises of two chambers. The lower chamber and the upper chamber namely the federal house of representative and the Senators, both chambers perform the same function.
For the purpose of this list, we’ll be focusing on legislators at the upper chamber called the senate members being called a senator and they all being referred to as senators.
List of 10 Wealthiest Senators in Nigeria
The senators are Nigerian politicians representing their various constituencies and geo-political zone. They are elected into office and called senators through an election, all our politicians are rich considering the huge amount of money spent on their elections.
But for the purpose of this write, we will just be profiling the top 10 richest senators in Nigeria.
Orji Uzo Kalu
Orji Uzo Kalu is the serving senator from Abia state representing Abia north, Kalu was born on 21 April 1960 to the family of Mr. and Mrs. Johnson Uzo Kalu, He had his early education at the Christ king school in Aba for his primary education and also went Government college Umuahia before proceeding to the University of Maiduguri where he studied political science.
Orji Kalu before becoming a senator of the federal republic of Nigeria has had a successful career from being a successful businessman to being a onetime governor of Abia state. He is the chairman of several companies that includes slok holdings, daily sun, and new telegraph.
He is one of the richest politicians in Nigeria and has acquired a lot of wealth from being a onetime governor and so many business ventures ranging from real estate, aviation, media, and commercial trading.
Rochas Okorocha is a serving senator of the federal republic of Nigeria from Imo state representing ideato south constituency of Imo state. He was a former governor of Imo state and also a sitting senator at the upper chamber representing Imo state.
Okorocha is one of the wealthy senators we have in this country, having been a one time governor of IMO state, he also as business interest from being the founder of Rochas foundation which a group of schools all over the country, he also the president of Rochas group of companies.
Rochas okorocha was born 22 September 1962, he had his education at the following schools, juladaco school in jos for his secondary education before proceeding to the University of Jos. He is one of the richest politicians we have in this country.
Dino Melaye is a Kogi born politician turned senator he was born on January 1, 1974, he attended air force secondary school in Kaduna before proceeding to Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria where he studied Geography.
He is one of the richest and flamboyant senators we have in Nigeria, he as so many exotic cars and houses to his name, with lots of investments to his name.
Oluremi Tinubu the wife of former governor and national leader of the All Progress Congress party, is also one of the richest senator senators we have in this country. She was born some 59 years ago precisely 21 September 1960.
Being a wife of a former governor of Lagos state who has so many business interests ranging from hospitality, media and real estate, she can be regarded as one of the richest politicians and senators in Nigeria.
Senator David Mark the senator from Benue state was born in April 1948, before becoming a senator he was the former military governor of Niger state. He attended the Nigerian defence academy, before becoming a senator he as served in different capacities as a minister and also a former military governor.
He is one of the richest senators we have in this country, he lives a wealthy and flamboyant lifestyle he boosts of several properties and investments.
Stella Oduah born on January 5, 1962, was a former minister of Aviation before being elected as a senator of the federal republic of Nigeria. She studied in the united states of America where she holds a BSc and Master’s degree in Accounting and Business Administration.
She as so many business interests namely Sea Petroleum and a Gas company limited that has brought in a great deal of wealth to her and she happened to be one of the richest senators in Nigeria.
Mohammed Ali Ndume
Mohammed Ali Ndume started the journey by being a member of the federal house of representative between 2003 and 2011 before moving to the senate from there. Senator Ali was born on 20 November 1956 in Borno, he had his primary education at Gadamayo nursery and primary school, he had is higher education at the federal polytechnic Ilaro, Ogun State.
Senator Ali Ndume is one of the richest senators we have in this country, he as so many business interests.
Emmanuel Nnamdi Uba
Emmanuel Nnamdi Uba popularly called Andy Uba is a senator from Anambra state representing Anambra south constituency in the senate. He was born on 14 December 1958 in Enugu.
Before becoming a senator he was appointed special assistant on special duties and domestic affairs to the then president Olusegun Obasanjo.
Andy Uba is a very wealthy man and has so many investments both within and outside the country.
Theodore Orji is one of the wealthy senators we have in this country Nigeria, he was a former Governor of Abia State, having served as a former chief of staff to also the then governor Orji Uzo Kalu.
Kalu attended Santa Crux Secondary School Owerri before proceeding to the University of Ibadan where he studied the English Language.
Having been in the political circle for so many years he has been able to acquire a lot of wealth with several investments cut across the country.
Patrick Ifeanyi Uba
Popularly called Ifeanyi Uba is a businessman turned politician, He is the senator representing Anambra south at the Nigeria senate. Ifeanyi Uba is a very wealthy senator he as so many business interest and investment.
He is the founder of Capital oil and gas limited, he is also the founder of authority newspaper and also the founder of the popular football club Ifeanyi Uba football club.
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