Top 10 Richest Senators In Nigeria And Their Net Worth
We all know that holding a political office in Nigeria comes with outstanding benefits and privileges. Therefore, it is no surprise that many aspire to attain such a position.
With allowances that sum up to millions of Naira, Nigeria senators are undoubtedly well taken care of, but how wealthy are these senators, in terms of net worth, and who is the wealthiest Nigerian Senator?
If you are curious about this, you are about to have your curiosity met, as today, we will be having a look at the top 10 richest senators in Nigeria.
Some of these senators are former governors, ex-ministers, and business owners, so one can say they didn’t attain this position poorly.
Here is a comprehensive list of the top 10 richest senators in Nigeria and their Net Worth.
- Mohammed Ali Ndume
Net Worth: $240 Million
Senator Representing Borno South
Ranked number 10 on the wealthiest Senator in Nigeria is Senator Ali Ndume, who currently represents the Borno South Senatorial District.
He was elected under the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) as the Senate Majority Leader in the senate-house but was later impeached by other senators under the All Progressive Congress (APC).
Ali Ndume’s net Worth is currently estimated at $240 million.
- Theodore Orji
Net Worth: $280 Million
Senator Representing Abia Central District
Former Governor of Abia State, Theodore Orji, now known as a senator, is the 9th richest Senator in Nigeria.
Although he was involved in several controversies as a government, his record as a senator has been pretty good.
With a net worth of $280 Million, Theodore Orji has a series of successful businesses and is known as one of the wealthiest and most successful businesses.
Richest Senators In Nigeria
- Andy Uba
Net Worth: $300 Million
Senator Representing Anambra South
Andy Uba is an Anambra senator currently the 8th richest Senator in Nigeria.
Representing the Anambra South senatorial district in the National House of Assembly, Senator Andy Uba owns a mansion worth one billion Naira in Abuja and an S-Class Maybach worth 50 million naira.
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- Oluremi Tinubu
Net Worth: $320 Million
Senator Representing Lagos Central
Known as the wife of former Lagos state governor Oluremi Tinubu, she is one lady who needs no introduction.
At number seven on the list with a net worth of $320 million, she is known as one of the longest-serving senators in Nigeria.
Aside from politics, Oluremi has also made some successful investment decisions, contributing to her wealth.
- Dino Melaye
Net Worth: $370 Million
Senator Dino Melaye is no doubt one of Nigerians most controversial senators. Due to his strong personality, he is often in the news.
With a net worth of $370 million, Dino Melaye is known as one of the richest men in Kogi state, with a series of successful businesses and investments to his name.
- David Mark
Net Worth: $460 Million
Former Senate President David Mark is the fifth richest Senator in Nigeria.
He served as Nigerian senate president for several years before being replaced by Bukola Saraki.
With a net worth of $460 million, one can tell that David Mark is quite successful.
- Godswill Akpabio
Net Worth: $530 Million
Former governor of Akwa Ibom State, Godswill Akpabio, currently representing the North-West Senatorial District of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria, is the 4th richest Senator in Nigeria with a net worth of $530 million.
Aside from politics, Godswill Akpabio is also a business guru, which has earned him much fortune.
- Stella Oduah-Ogiemwonyi
Net Worth: $700 Million
Former minister of Aviation Stella Oduah is next on the list with a net worth of $700 million.
Currently representing the North Senatorial District of Anambra State, Nigeria, Stella Oduah stands as the third richest Senator in Nigeria.
- Ben Bruce
Net Worth: $715 Million
Ben Murray Bruce is a well-known politician and businessman within and outside Nigeria.
As the founder of Silverbird TV, it is no surprise that he stands as the second richest Senator in Nigeria, with a net worth estimated at $715 million.
Currently representing the East Senatorial district in Bayelsa state, Ben Bruce is known to have many investments to his name.
- Bukola Saraki
Net Worth: $800 Million
Now to the richest Senator in Nigeria, at number one is the current senate president of Nigeria, Bukola Saraki.
The former governor of Kwara State served in this office for two terms before being appointed as the Senate president.
With a net worth of $800 million, Bukola Saraki is currently the wealthiest Senator in Nigeria.
There are 109 senators in Nigeria, and each is paid a salary of 700 thousand Naira per month, which is included in the 13.5 million naira allowance received per month.