Nigeria Billionaires Who Have Failed To Participate In Politics: As Nigerians across the globe anticipate another decisive moment in the country’s history, the 2023 elections.
We will be taking a look at billionaires who have failed to participate in politics.
The 2023 General Election is set to be one of the greatest elections in the history of Nigeria as citizens have another right of choosing their leaders.
Talking about the presidential position, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi are currently the three top aspirants.
Nigerians on and off social media have continued to speak about who they want to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari but some top personalities have not been found in such discussions.
Despite their billionaire status, this people have ensured that they stay off anything related to politics in Nigeria.
Not to bore you with talks, let’s check out Nigeria billionaires who have failed to participate in politics.
10 Nigeria Billionaires Who Have Failed To Participate In Politics (Photos)
The richest man in Africa, Aliko Dangote needs to introduction as he has left a footprint on the global economy.
Aliko Dangote is ranked among the richest personalities in the world but despite his achievements, wealth and popularity, he has not been found in any political affairs.
Dangote is the founder and current chairman and CEO of the Dangote Group, the largest industrial conglomerate in West Africa.
With a net worth of $20.2B, Dangote has a strong voice but he has not gotten himself into any form of politics.
Another billionaire who has continued to grow in riches but has not gotten involved in Nigeria politics is Femi Otedola.
Femi Otedola needs no introduction to Nigerians as he has been able to influence lives positively.
A former chairman of Forte Oil PLC, an importer of fuel products, Otedola is the founder of Zenon Petroleum and Gas Ltd, and the owner of a number of other businesses.
Femi Otedola is a wealthy man considering his mouth-watering net worth of $5.9 billion.
Despite not speaking about politics, Femi Otedola sparked reactions in 2022 when he visited presidential aspirant, Bola Tinubu in France.
Nigeria Billionaires Who Have Failed To Participate In Politics
One of the most powerful women in the world, Folorunsho Alakija is an entrepreneur and billionaire businesswoman.
Folorunsho Alakija has never backed off from philanthropy work but she has never shown interest in politics.
She is known as a fearless woman who does not back down when she is on her right.
Folorunsho Alakija fought the Federal Government of Nigeria in court for 12 years for snatching 50% stakes from OPL 216 (her oil block). She kept fighting till she won.
The fourth richest person in Africa, Mike Adenuga has not shown interest in politics despite his wealth and personality across the world.
For those who might not be conversant with the name Mike Adenuga, his company Globacom is Nigeria’s second-largest telecom operator and also has a presence in Ghana and Benin.
Mike Adenuga has won various awards and in 2018, he was decorated with the insignia of a Commander of the Legion of Honour by President Emmanuel Macron of France.
2023 elections is around the corner and it’s still unclear if Mike Adenuga will talk about politics or about his preferred candidate.
Abdul Samad Rabiu
Number fifth on the list is billionaire businessman and philanthropist, Abdul Samad Isyaku Rabiu.
Abdul Samad is the founder and chairman of BUA Group, a Nigerian conglomerate concentrating on manufacturing, infrastructure and agriculture and producing a revenue in excess of $2.5 billion.
With an estimated net worth of $7 billion, Rabiu holds an important place in not just Nigeria but the world as a whole.
However, the businessman has not shown interest in politics and there are little indications that this will change anytime soon.
5 Nigeria Billionaires Who Have Failed To Participate In Politics
In this short article, we’ve checked out Nigeria billionaires who have failed to participate in politics. It’s left to see if that will change in the next few CHECK HERE FOR BIOGRAPHY OF 2023 PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES