Be inspired by these Top Nine (9) unarguably Richest Business Moguls From Rivers State, Nigeria.
They all made their wealth through Strategic Planning, acquiring resources and Economic Influence outside the borders of their home stat, Rivers State.
Today they are among the drivers of the Politics of their State and this nation in their own little ways.
Mr Atedo Peterside – Founder and Shareholder of Stanbic IBTC Nigeria
Mr Tonye Cole – Business Man, Former Sahara Energy Group. 2019 Governorship Aspirant, Rivers State, Nigeria.
Mr Tein George – Owner Of George Hotel Nigeria. Read:
Mr Emmanuel Georgewill – Owner of Cortech Oil Services Nigeria.
Onueze Chukwujinka Joe (OCJ) Okocha SAN, MFR – Former President of The Nigeria Bar Association (NBA)
Mr Herbert Wigwe – Chief Executive Officer of Access Bank Nigeria. Although born in Oyo State, his roots trace back to Rivers State where his parents are from.
Mr George Etomi – Owner of George Etomi & Partners, Ikoyi & Director of Eko Electricity Distribution Company.
Tein Jackrich – President/Founder of Belemaoil Producing Limited, being the first indigenous oil Exploration and Production Company in Nigeria to emerge from an oil-producing Community in the heart of Niger Delta.
Chief (Dr) Victor Odili (OON), chairman and executive director of Aeromaritime Group, a parent company to over 8 member-companies operating in different sector across Nigeria including shipping, stevedoring and oil and gas.
There are others but we chose this nine to highlight that wealth could be made without seizing state power.
Note that there are some others like Dumo Lulu Briggs and the Lulu Briggs clan, and Efie Sekibo, MD of Heritage bank among others that are left out of this list.