Richest Towns in Imo State (2021)

Imo State Richest Towns & Villages

This article will focus on the list of towns with highest number of millionaires and billionaires in Imo state.

Richest towns in Imo state

This is part of our series on top richest towns in states in Nigeria.

Imo state is an Igbo state in southeast geo political zone of Nigeria.

The state is known for high investment and engagement in leisure and hospitality businesses.

The people of Imo State are predominantly civil servants, traders and farmers.

The state is among the richest states in Nigeria and are part of Niger Delta states in Nigeria.

The capital of Imo state which is Owerri has the highest number of hotels in a capital city behind Lagos, Port Harcourt and Abuja.

In Nigeria, every state is made up of different local councils which is made up of different towns or communities.

So, towns are the first level of official recognized unit of government in Nigeria.

Imo state has over 100 recognized towns and autonomous communities.

These towns and communities are made up of group of people living together and sharing same goals and aspirations.

Often, these towns in Imo State compete among themselves especially in interms of development.

Wealth distributions and human resources capacity are not always even among all towns in Imo state.

Some towns have higher human resources capacities than others.

This is why some towns are considered richer than others.

In this article, when we mention richest towns in Imo state, we are simply implying towns with highest number or greater number of rich people.

So, Imo state richest towns in this post does not mean towns with huge natural resources or investment.

If that is the case, then oil producing communities in Imo state will have no competitors.

So, in this write up will be talking about top richest towns in Imo state.

These are towns that have highest number of rich people in Imo state.

List of Richest Towns in Imo State

Before we start listing Imo state richest towns, it is important that we define the term.

To give credibility to our work on richest towns in Imo state, we considered towns with highest number of millionaires and billionaires, top entrepreneurs and businesses executives in Imo state.

This made it easy to rank the richest towns in Imo state.

Below is the roll of towns in Imo with highest number of rich people.

Akokwa Town

Akokwa, a boarder town with Anambra state in Imo state situated in Ideato Local council is one of the towns that are considered among the richest towns in Imo state.

Most part of the town is charactrised by duplexes built by industrious sons of the towns.

Some of the most prominent and rich men in Akokwa is Tony Ezenna, chairman of Orange drugs and Ezego 1 of Akokwa.

Owerri Town

The people of Owerri town are very industrious and this puts the town in the ranks of richest towns in Imo state.

The town is not only among the biggest towns in Imo state but is considered among towns with highest number of rich people in Imo state.

Ehime Mbano Town

Mbano town is also among the richest towns in Imo state.

Some of the most notable billionaires from Mabno is Chief Tony Chukwu.

There are lots of self made millionaires from Mbano.

This put the town in this top richest towns in Imo state.

Orlu Town

Orlu is another top richest town in Imo state. The town is also among the largest towns in the state.

Orlu has a huge human capacity and resources.

Some of the biggest and richest politicians from Imo state hails from Orlu.

A visit to the town will convince you about the hard working nature of the people.

Apart from Owerri, Orlu is the town with highest number of duplexes and upstairs in Imo state.

Mgbidi Town

Mgbidi, another boarder town with Anambra is also considered towns of millionaires and billionaires in Imo state.

Mgbidi is one of the few towns that are considered semi urban areas in Imo state.

There is high presence of economic activities going on round the town.

There are lots of many recognized rich men in Mgbidi town in Imo state.

Arondizuogu Town

Arondizuogu commonly called Izuogu is also considered among Imo state richest towns.

The town is known for maintaining and celebrating of traditions like Ikeji festival.

There are many industrious sons of the town who are doing well in business and coporate sectors.

Hence, it is considered among towns with very rich people in Imo state.

Mbaise Town

Mbaise is another popular town in Imo state with highest number of economic successful persons.

The town has huge human resources ranging from top politicians to businesses moguls and celebrities.

The people of the town are industrious and are excelling in many fields.

This is in turn bringing development to the people of the town.

It is no doubt among the richest towns in Imo state.

Osina Town

Osina is another towns of millionaires in Imo state.

The town is in Ideato North local government area of Imo State.

The people of Osina are mostly businessmen and women.

They are known for a strong entrepreneurial spirit.

Umuaka Town

Umunuka community in Njaba local council of Imo State is one of the large populated towns in Imo state.

The town also have many hard working sons and daughters which has led to many millionaires and billionaires springing up in the town.

As a result, we consider Umuaka town of Imo State as one of the richest towns in Imo state.

Oguta Town

Oguta town, the home town of Chief Arthur Nzeribe is among top richest towns in Imo state.

It is sometimes called Oguta Amechi or Amechi.

People are Oguta community in Imo state are very adventurous, thus they travel a lot.

This has brought good developments and improve the economic status of the people of the town.

Currently, Oguta is among towns with richest men in Imo 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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