The American election has shown, if nothing that being a president doesn’t require any political or experience, an example which is well evident in the American president-elect Donald Trump.
For this reason, we have come up with a list of suitable billionaires who we believe if they run Nigeria like their businesses, then we might indeed be moving forward.
So here is a list of Nigerian billionaires who’s campaign we expect to see in the 2019 election… And of course their resume!
Aliko Dangote GCON, born 10 April 1957, is a Nigerian billionaire, who owns the Dangote Group, which has interests in commodities. The company operates in Nigeria and other African countries, including Benin, Ethiopia, Senegal, Cameroon, Ghana, South Africa, Togo, Tanzania, and Zambia. As of June 2016, he had an estimated net worth of US$14.9 billion.
Wale Adenuga, (born September 24, 1950, Ile-Ife) is a Nigerian former cartoonait/publisher, and currently a series producer, best known for the publications Ikebe Super, Binta and Superstory and their televised versions. According to Wikipedia, he is presently worth 10 billion dollars.
Folorunsho Alakija is a Nigerian businesswoman who is the richest African woman and also the richest woman of black woman in the world. In 2014 she just unseated Oprah Winfrey as the richest woman of African descent in the world. She is a business tycoon involved in the fashion, oil and printing industries. She is the group managing director of The Rose of Sharon Group which consists of The Rose of Sharon Prints & Promotions Limited and Digital Reality Prints Limited and the executive vice-chairman of Famfa Oil Limited. Alakija is ranked by Forbes as the richest woman in Nigeria with an estimated net worrh of $2.1 billion As of 2015, she is listed as the second most powerful woman in Africa after Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and the 87th most powerful woman in the world by Forbes. Recently Folorunsho Alakija announced that she wants to even be richer than King Solomon in the scripture… Can you beat that?
Ben Murray Bruce:
Benedict Murray-Bruce, (born 18 February 1956) is a Nigerian business magnate and politician. He is the founder of Silverbird Group. A member of the People’s Democratic Party. he was elected to the Senate of Nigeria in March 2015, and currently represents the Bayelsa East constituency, in Bayelsa State, Nigeria.
Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah (born September 3, 1971), is a Nigerian business mogul, politician and entrepreneur. In 2001, he founded Capital Oil and Gas Limited which has since went on to become one of the largest distributors of petrol products around Nigeria with a combined capacity to berth 3-6 vessels simultaneously and 32 loading arms. He is the founder of The Authority Newspaper, a Nigerian daily newspaper and also the owner of Ifeanyi Ubah F.C., a football club in the Nigeria Premier League, following its purchase as Gabros International Football Club.
After the viewing their resume, who would you prefer? Or who do you think stands a better chance of making it as the president of Nigeria come 2019?