Anambra State Richest Kings
Anambra State has about 177 communities and these communities all have traditional rulers otherwise known as kings.
The level of wealth or affluence is not criteria or yardstick for electing or choosing a king in Anambra State, however, most communities are always seek to institute a king that is endowed with both wisdom and wealth.
Hence most kings in the state are wealthy and self sufficient.
This post will center on the list of Anambra state richest kings and monarchs.
Coming up with the list of richest kings in Anambra state is not easy as there are numerous well to do kings in the state.
So, we relied on opinion sample and research carried out by our reporters in picking out the ten richest kings in Anambra State.
We are always aware that error margin exists in the methodology and so we will welcome opinions, views and reactions of our audience towards Anambra richest kings list.
From pool of over 100 kings in Anambra state, be have come up with the richest kings in the state.
This will form part of our series on richest kings in Nigeria states.
List of Richest Kings in Anambra State
Below is the roll call of Anambra top kings and wealthiest kings.
This list is in no particular order. Some of these monarchs are either richest in their towns or among the richest in their towns.
Anambra rich kings: Here we go.
Alfred Achebe (Obi of Onitsha – $7.5 Million)
Igwe Alfred Achebe is the current Obi of Onitsha and head of traditional rulers in Anambra.
He is ranked among the richest kings in Anambra State with an estimated net worth of $7.5 million both in cash and assets.
He was a top banker who served in the industry for many years before also working as director of Shell Petroleum Development Company.
Obi of Onitsha is also the chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
He deserve a spot in Anambra top and richest kings.
Charles Ezeudogu (Igwe Ichida- $5.5 Million)
The traditional ruler of Ichida town Igwe Charles Ezeudogu popularly known as Charlisco or Charly Million is rated among the richest kings in Anambra State.
The astute businessman is estimated to worth around $5.5 million both in cash and assets.
He is such a wealthy and kind hearted king that he once hosted the entire town during Father’s day celebration.
Peter Anugwu (Igwe Mbaukwu- $4 Million)
Another top and high ranking king in Anambra state who measures up among richest kings in the state is Igwe PN Anugwu.
He is chairman of Orient Petroleum and director at Julius Berger services.
He is one of the most powerful kings in Anambra State.
His net worth is estimated around $4 million. In late 2020,he wedded his wife of over 50 years in a catholic wedding officiated by Cardinal Onaiyekan.
He makes our list of richest kings in Anambra State.
Emmanuel Ajamma (Igwe Nnokwa- $4 Million)
The traditional ruler of Nnokwa and the CEO of inland doors, Igwe Emma Ajamma is ranked among the wealthiest kings in Anambra state.
The business mogul has numerous investments and is estimated at $4 million.
Oranu Chris Chidume (Igwe Omor – $5 Million)
Igwe Omor popularly known by his title Eze Igulube of Omor, Oranu Chris is in the league of Anambra richest monarchs.
He is founder of Krisoral Group of companies. He is a renowned industrialist who has love for the poor and downtrodden.
Uzo Onyudo (Igwe Ogidi- $2 Million)
Another king from Anambra who is among the richest in the state is Igwe Pal Uzo Onyudo, igwe Ezechuamagha of Ogidi.
The top pharmacist ascended to the throne that has been left vacant for years following the death of his predecessor.
His net worth is put at around $2 million.
Robert Nwankwo (Igwe Adazi-Ani – $1.2 Million)
Also, among the richest kings in Anambra State is Igwe Robert Nwankwo known as Ogene of Adazi-Ani.
He is among the founding fathers of renowned peoples club of Nigeria.
He is one of the most respected monarchs in the state.
Emmanuel Onyeneke (Igwe Ekwulobia – $1.2 Million)
The traditional ruler of commercial town of Ekwulobia is one of the richest traditional rulers in Anambra State. He is estimated to worth over $1.2 million.
Dr. Robert Eze (Igwe Ukpo- $5 Million)
The Okofia VI of Ukpo, Igwe Robert Eze also made the list of richest traditional rulers in Anambra.
He is brother to Nigerian billionaire and renowned philantrophist, Engr. Prince Arthur Eze.
The offala festival of Igwe Robert Eze is among the biggest in Anambra State alongside that of Obi of Onitsha.
Godwin Ezeilo (Igwe Nanka- $1.7 million)
The Obu Nanka, Igwe Godwin Ezeilo, a top Lagos based entrepreneur and traditional ruler of Nanka town also join our richest Anambra kings list.
The young monarch is both successful and social. He is a very successful entrepreneur and businessman based in Lagos, Nigeria.
Igwe Orizu ( Igwe Nnewi – $2 Million)
One of the richest Kings and monarchs in Anambra state is Igwe Orizu of Nnewi town.
The revered Nnewi monarch is one of the most respected kings in southeast Nigeria.
He is also one of the oldest and longest serving kings on the throne in Anambra.
The highly respected Nnewi King is estimated to worth about $2 million.
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