Nigeria is famous around the Continent,One of the Reasons Being that,we have so many Monarchs and rulers,makorly due to our rich culture and tradition,we so much cherish and protect,and many of our kings are very wealthy,due to the fact that alot of them inherit vast wealth from their ancestors from the past,so here is the Top 5 Rich kings in a Nigeria.
1.Oba Obateru Akinrutan:-
The ruler of Ugbo kingdom,a town from Ilaje Local Government,Ondo State Surprisingly makes the first position.He is the founder of Obat oil and gas,he is a billionaire,and a very big businessman,in 2014 forbes ranked him as the second richest king in Africa and the richest in Nigeria,obviously he is one of the kings you never expect to be one this list but,i actually takes the first position, you don't actually get to see his nam in the news or in conversation regularly maybe because he is not actually one of Yoruba's most famous Monarchs,but he his definitely busy making with making money and accumulating wealth.
2. Obi Of Onitsha:-
Alao another Great king from Onitsha,he is the traditional ruler of Onitsha,Anambra State.He was formerly an Executive director at Shell Petroleuk Development Company,He once workes in the banking sector before becoming the Obi,his estimated worth is said to be around $50 million.
3.Sultan Of Sokoto:-
And here we finally have ourselves one of the most famous kings in the Country,his not only famous but also Very Rich,and wealthy,He took charge of the office of the king when his brother died in 2006,he came in as the 20th.His assumption lead to retirement from the Army.
4.Emir of Kano
The former governor of the central bank of Nigeria,grandfather was the 11th Emir of Kano
he was once listed as times 100 most influential people. ThevEmir once revealed that he earns a salary of N14 million per annum as Salary from the Federal Government of Nigeria.
5. Alafin of Oyo:-
The Alafin o Oyo,Lamidi Olayowole III was crowned in 1970,he was once a boxer,and a one time Chancellor of Sokoto,he is also one of the most famous and richest King in Nigeria.
The Ooni of Ife ,Oba Adeyey Oguwusi takes the 6th position.
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