Who is The Richest Man in Kwara State
Kwara State is a multi ethic state in north central Nigeria. The state is dominated by Yorubas and Fulanis.
The state is one of the most educated states in Nigeria and has numerous mineral and human resources.
This post will be focusing on human resources and people of Kwara State.
Kwara State has produced and continued to produce highly successful people and personalities in different fields ranging from politics, business, education and religion.
Some of the top personalities from Kwara state have not only achieved success in their various fields but have as well amassed so much wealth that they are rated among the richest people in the State.
Kwara state has one of the biggest and best universities in Nigeria, University of Ilorin popularly called UNILORIN.
In this article we will specifically be talking on the richest people in Kwara State. These are people in Kwara State whose wealth and net worth are rated the largest.
The list of Kwara State richest men is very exciting as the richest man in Kwara state is neither a politician nor a top businessman.
There are many successful people from the state and picking out the richest people in Kwara state took us a while trying to get through some documents of which some are even classified.
Through a thorough research and facts finding, we are able to get around and put down the richest people in Kwara State.
List of Richest Men in Kwara State
Normally, Politicians tops the list or heads the list of richest men in Nigeria states. However, Kwara is a state with difference.
The richest people in Kwara state can also be found in diverse areas of life like business, religion and corporate world.
Below is our list of Kwara state richest billionaires.
Pastor David Oyedepo
Pastor David Oyedepo who is the founder and general overseer of top Christian denomination in Nigeria, Living Faith Church Worldwide also known as winners chapel is rated the richest man in Kwara state.
The out spoken pastor and education investor is currently the richest man in Kwara state. His church Living Faith Church Worldwide aka winners chapel is one of the biggest Christian denominations in Africa.
Pastor Oyedepo also owns one of the best private and most expensive universities in west Africa, Covenant university, Ogun state. He has private jets to his feet.
His church winners chapel just launched a project to build a 100,000 seat capacity church in Nigeria.
The pastor is very popular and is highly respected. He is no doubt the richest man in Kwara state by miles.
Dr Olusola Bukola Saraki
The former Nigeria senate president and governor of Kwara state, Bukola Saraki is also rated among the richest people in Kwara state.
The medical doctor cum politician was born into a prominent Saraki family in Kwara state. Sen. Bukola Saraki is also regarded as one of the richest medical doctors in Nigeria.
He has been very active in Nigeria politics and is an elder statesman in both Nigeria and Kwara state. Saraki is very popular and is highly respected and regarded in and outside Kwara state.
Samuel Adedoyin is a billionaire from Kwara state who is ranked as one of the richest men in Kwara state.
He is a renowned entrepreneur who has business activities spread across agriculture, energy, real estate, banking and hospitality.
Samuel is regarded also as one of the richest men in Yorubaland.
The current governor of Kwara state, AbdulRahman AbdulRasaq is among the richest people from Kwara state.
The politician and businessman at the age of 29,founded NOPA oil Services. He has businesses across other sectors such as real estates, agriculture, construction, shipping and information technology.
He also served as top consultant to top oil multinationals in Ghana and Cote D’Ivoire. He is also a philanthropist.
Also in the list of richest men in Kwara state is the former governor of the state, Abdulfatah Ahmed. He was banker who later joined politics.
Abdulfatah Ahmed has been fingered in many corruption cases running in billions. We believe he made most of his wealth as public servant.
He is one of the richest people in Kwara state.
Gbemisola Ruqayyah Saraki
This is the richest woman in Kwara state as well as one of the richest people in the state. She is sister to former senate president, Dr Bukola Saraki.
She is an ex banker and renowned politicians. She has served in Nigeria House of representatives, Senate and is currently Minister of state for Transport.
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