This post is a review of the richest people in Benue state Nigeria.
Benue state is located in North Central Nigeria. The state is porpularly referred to as Food Basket of the nation because of its rich in agriculture.
Apart from Benue state’s fertile land and teeming agricultural produce, the state boost of rich human resources in different walks of life.
Many people from Benue state have distinguished themselves at the upper echelons of different sectors of Nigeria like politics, entertainment, business,religion and sports.
This is different careers where a lot of many successful and financial bouyant people from Benue state fits into.
In this article, we will be profiling the list of richest men in Benue state.
These are those regarded as the wealthiest people in or from Benue state.
In selecting Benue state richest men and people, a combination of different parameters where employed to be able to ascertain the credible roll call of richest men in Benue state.
The major parameters we used in deciding the richest and wealthiest people in Benue state includes:
- Assets & Properties
- Businesses and Investments
- Positions & Power
These are some of the most important indices that determines people’s net worth.
So, we tried to look at the net worth of top business men in Benue state, politicians and popular people from Benue state in a bid to come up with top Benue state richest men.
Richest People in Benue State
Here is the list of Benue state wealthiest people and men.
Also contained in this post is the net worth of richest people and men in Benue state, Nigeria.
This list of richest men from Benue state is in no particular order as well.
Dr. Paul Eneche – $12million
Dr Paul Eneche who is the general overseer of a Christian denomination, Dunamis international church is considered to be one of richest men in Benue state.
The medical doctor turned pastor is estimated to worth a whooping $12 million.
Dr Paul is married to another medical doctor and pastor, Mrs Becky Eneche.
Dr. Paul is proud owner of some of the biggest schools and hospitals across Nigeria.
His Abuja church,Dome of Glory is the biggest church auditorium in Nigeria with over 100,000 sitting capacity.
Sen. David Mark – $2 million
Senator David Mark who is estimated to worth about $2 million is ranked among the richest men in Benue state.
The former top military officer is a two term Senate President of Nigeria and 5 terms national assembly member.
Sen. David Mark is regarded as one of the richest senators in Nigeria considering positions he held during his 20 years in the national assembly.
He is unarguably one of the richest people from Benue state.
Terry Waya – $7 million
Terry Waya who is a billionaire from Benue state estimated to worth around $7 million is one of the richest men in Benue state.
The London based socialite is porpularly known as Mr Versace.
He is one of the biggest real estates investors in Lagos and Abuja. Terry Waya is rated one of the richest man in Benue state.
Sen. Gabriel Suswam – $3 million
Gabriel Suswam though a lawyer but made most of his wealth as a politician.
He is a 2 terms governor of Benue state between 2007 to 2015. He is as well senator at the 9th national assembly.
Gabriel Suswam is estimated to worth about $3 million which makes him of the Benue state richest men.
Sen. George Akume – $3 million
Sen. George Akume is a two terms governor of Benue state as well as two terms senator of the federal republic of Nigeria.
Senator George Akume who has been in public service since 80s was a former permanent secretary in Benue state civil service.
He had spent greater part of his career in politics and is tipped to worth about $3 million both in assets and cash.
He is ranked among the top richest people in Benue state.
Athanasius Atser Kyausu – $5 million
Athanasius Atser Kyausu who is the CEO of Kyabiz group, a conglomerates with interests in oil and gas, hospitality and contracts is regarded as one of the richest men in Benue state.
Kyabiz’s net worth is estimated to be around $5 million. He is heavily invested in Benue state and is one of the richest businessmen from Benue state.
Michael Ornguga Mku – $2 million
Michael Ornguga Mku with an estimate net worth of about $2 million is ranked as one of the Benue state’s richest men.
The business tycoon is one of the seasoned politicians from Benue state. He is highly influencial and owns choicest properties both in Benue and outside Benue state.
Innocent Idibia- $2 million
Innocent Idibia popularly known as 2face is the biggest music artist from Benue state. He is equally one of the richest people and men in Benue state.
The legend singer who lives in Lagos has bagged numerous lucrative endorsement deals.
He also owns properties in some of the choicest estates and neighborhoods in Lagos. He is estimated to worth about $2 million.
Samuel Ortom – $3 million
Samuel Ortom who is also in the list of richest men in Benue state with an estimate net worth of over $3 million.
Ortom is one of the biggest and most prominent politicians in Benue state. He easily completes our list of richest men in Benue state.
Ogenyi Onazi – $5 million
Ogenyi Onazi who plays for Al-Adalah FC in faraway Saudi Arabia is among the richest men in Benue state.
The Nigerian midfielder has had a stellar career which has translated to fortune while playing for some top European football clubs like Lazio.
He is estimated to worth about $5 million which makes him one of the wealthiest people in Benue state.