Imo state currently boasts of rich business Igbo men who control assets and wealth and whose net worth run in billions of dollars. Some of these wealthy business men in Imo state are even on Forbes list. Although we could not come up with the top 10, the once we listed are sure to merit their places.
Below are the current top richest men in Imo state and their net worth today:
1. Pascal Dozie
One wealthy man in Imo state who stands above the rest is Pascal Gabriel Dozie. Born on 9th April, 1939, this successful business man is a native of Egbu. He is known to never have worked for anyone but still became rich. He is the founder and former Chairman of Diamond Bank Plc, a top Nigerian bank. He is also the Chairman and owner of Kunoch Limited. He has other companies to his name. His net worth is estimated at $1.1 billion
2. Tony Ezenna
Second on the list of richest men in Imo state is Chief Sir Tony Ezenna. He hails from Akokwa in Imo State. He is the founder and owner of Orange Drugs Limited, a multi billion conglomerate. It is the company that produces the popular Delta Soup, Boska e.t.c we all know. He is among the few Igbo men to have a national honour conferred upon. Tony Ezenna net worth is estimated at $1 billion
3. Leo Stan Ekeh
The last wealthy business man from Imo state on our list is Leo Stan who is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Zinox Technologies Ltd. and Buyright Africa Dotcom Limited. According to Wikipedia, it is believed that he pioneered IT Solutions in West Africa through his company ITEC Solutions Limited through which he has delivered the largest IT Solutions ever, from an indigenous firm, to the Nigerian Corporate Market. His net worth is estimated at $995 million.
4. Rochas Okorocha
It should come as no surprise as to why Owelle Rochas Anayo Okorocha, a politician is doing on this list. He is a multi-billionaire and the former governor of Imo state. Born 22 September 1962, he has a lot of companies and his assets run into billions of dollars. It was said that he is the current richest politician in Nigeria and might even be the current richest man in Imo state. Okorocha’s net worth is estimated at $1.4 billion.