Top 10 Richest Towns in Anambra State (2021)

Anambra Top Richest Towns

Anambra state has one of the lowest poverty rates among 36 states of Nigeria and FCT.

Richest Towns in Anambra State

The state is the third most commercilised states in Nigeria behind Lagos and Kano state.

Anambra state has the highest number of millionaires and billionaires in the country when compared to other Nigerian states.

Anambra people are known for acquisition of massive wealth and entrepreneurial strength and smartness.

Anambra state has about 177 autonomous communities and the debate over which town in Anambra State is richest never go away.

This is what have rise to this post. All towns in Anambra have wealthy men and people who are either entrepreneurs or top technocrat and chief executives.

However, there are some towns in Anambra State that are ranked among the richest in the state.

These are towns that have the highest number of millionaires and billionaires in Anambra State.

They are popularly discussed as the richest towns in Anambra State.

List of Richest Towns in Anambra State

In coming up with the list of Anambra richest towns, we considered towns with highest number of recognized billionaires, millionaires, top entrepreneurs and business executives.

Some of these towns are not difficult to find or identify as facts bestowed on these towns the richest status in Anambra State.

When we say richest towns in Anambra State we do not mean towns with biggest assets or investments rather towns with highest number of rich people in Anambra State.

Below is the roll call of richest towns in Anambra State.

Nnewi

Nnewi a commercial town in Anambra south Senatorial District is rated the richest town in Anambra state.

The town is credited to having the highest number of Billionaires in a single town in Anambra state.

Some of the most notable billionaires and entrepreneurs in Nnewi are, Cosmas Maduka, Chief (Dr.) Alexander Chika Okafor, Chief Eugene Ojukwu, Innocent Chukwuma etc.

Nnewi is one of the urban towns in Anambra state and her people are known for high entrepreneurial spirit and strength.

Oraukwu

Oraukwu Comes second in our list of richest towns in Anambra State. Oraukwu is popularly known as small town with great men.

The town located in Idemili North Local Government Area is home to some of the biggest billionaires in Anambra State like JI Ukeje(Ejison), Charles Odunukwe, Rev. Dr. Victor O. Mbanisi, Chairman/​CEO, Banex Group.

Awka Etiti

Another town in the roll call of richest towns in Anambra state is Awka-Etiti. The town is located in Idemili south Local Government Area of Anambra state.

Awka Etiti is country home of some of the richest and most influential people in Anambra State.

Agulu

Agulu, a town in Anaocha local council of Anambra state is also rated among the richest towns in Anambra state.

Some of billionaires from Agulu includes Peter Obi, Eric Okoye (CEO JUHEL), Cosmas Anigbogu(CEO Cossel Construction Limited), Ejike Imoka etc.

Enugwu Ukwu

Enugwu Ukwu town in Njikoka local council of Anambra state is also rated among the towns with highest number of very wealthy persons in Anambra state.

Some of the biggest entrepreneurs and politicians in Anambra state hails from Enugwu Ukwu.

The town is richly blessed in human resources.

Nanka

Nanka is also among the richest towns in Anambra state.

The town which is highly remembered as a result of environmental hazards it suffered and still battling is situated in Orumba North Local council of Anambra State.

Some of the most notable billionaires from Nanka are Pharm. Polycarp Emenike, Peter Chinedu (CEO Chipet Oil & Gas), Walter Ubaka and many others.

Neni

Neni, the home town of late billionaire, Anthony Enukeme(Tonimas), Chief Vin Obianodo (CEO Young Shall Grow Motors), Engr Paul Enidom(CEO Paul B) also comes in among the Anambra richest towns.

Neni is the rural town in Anambra state with highest number of tarred roads by private individuals.

Ekwulobia

We are also ranking Ekwulobia the headquarters of Aguata local council in the top ten richest towns in Anambra State.

Ekwulobia is one of the major commercial and urban centres in Anambra state.

Billionaire Joseph Ezeokafor (CEO JEZCO) is a native of the town.

Alor

Alor, home town of minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige is also among the towns with greater number of billionaires and millionaires in Anambra state.

The town is regularly called “Alor London”.

Adazi Ani

Adazi Ani has one of the best rural road network in Anambra State thanks to billionaires and millionaires from the town.

The town is ruled by one of the most respected and revered kings, Igwe Robert Nwankwo (Ogene I of Adazi Ani).

It makes up our top 10 richest towns in Anambra State.

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Emmanuel Igwenagu

Igwenagu Emmanuel is the founder of Nigerian Informer. He holds B.A, M.Sc in Mass Communication. He is a Communication researcher and 112 emergency help line dispatcher.

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  1. Your analysis is poor on how you rate each town & individual billionaires,what is the internal generated revenue of each town to the state,how do each billionaires contribute to the development of their respective towns employment ratio. Give insightful detail analysis. That is what investigative journalism is all about. However, well done

    1. It is not about revenue generation rather, it us based on average number of millionaires and rich people in the towns

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