Rich folks engage in activities that the rest of us commoners would never advocate. However, not all wealthy individuals are the same. Most individuals choose to take the conservative approach to life. We often go along routes that are familiar and established. But many of the individuals who are wealthy in today’s society hated taking dangerous and uncharted roads in the past. The capacity to take calculated risks becomes even more important as one strives to accomplish more difficult monetary objectives. In order to amass wealth, possessing original ideas, strong business sense, and responsible risk management are all necessary qualities. Calculating the risk is something that must be done whenever we are discussing danger. People who are uninformed are free to take whatever amount of risk they want, but it’s unlikely they will ever become wealthy.
Have you ever given any thought to the question of who the wealthiest guy in Oyo state, Nigeria, is? The state of Oyo is fortunate to have a large number of wealthy residents who come from a variety of backgrounds. These people were able to earn a respectable living for themselves while also amassing significant money throughout the course of their careers. The following is a list of the top ten richest persons in the state of Oyo, which is located in Nigeria.
- Engr SeyiMakinde
He is an entrepreneur in the business world, a philanthropist, and a politician, in addition to being one of the wealthiest individuals in Oyo State. It is commonly known that he has done a lot of philanthropic work throughout his time as governor of Oyo State. He serves in both capacities at Makon Group Limited (MGL), a Nigerian oil-and-gas corporation, which he manages as group managing director and CEO.
- Senator Rashidi AdewoluLadoja
Senator Ladoja served in the Nigerian Senate as a former senator and governor of Oyo State. Because of his charming and astute personality features, a great number of people knew who he was. He is a multibillionaire whose mission in life is to put a smile on the faces of the world’s poor. He was born on September 25, 1944, in the Gambari hamlet, located close to Ibadan.
- Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Samuel OdulananOdugade1
Olubadan was not only an employee of the government (in addition to being a teacher and administrator), but he was also a soldier, a philanthropist, and the only king to rule for more than a decade. He was born on April 14, 1914. Between the years 1922 and 1929, he was a student at several educational institutions, ultimately completing his middle school education in December of 1929 at Mapo Central School. His net worth is estimated to be $1 million.
- Alaafin of Oyo Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi iii (CFR)
He was born on October 15, 1938. After completing his schooling at a Quranic school in Iseyin, he moved on to Obalende Model School to get his diploma. Obalende Model School is located in Obalende, Nigeria. Following his time at Tinubu Methodist School, he received his education at St. Gregory’s College. His first employment was asa front desk officer at the Royal Exchange Assurance branch in Marina Lagos. Because of his dogged determination and tireless effort, he was able to earn a promotion to the position of expert in authoring required faculty and internal memos. After that, he got into business for himself by purchasing destroyed cars with the intention of reselling them. He had a net worth of $40 million.
- Soun of Ogbomosoland Oba JimohOladunniOyewumiAjagungbade iii (CON)
He was born on May 27, 1926, to his Royal father Oba Bello Oyewumi. St. Patrick’s School Oke Padre in Ibadan was where he started his formal education when he moved to Ibadan to start kindergarten. After completing his elementary education in 1944, he relocated to Jos and found employment in the textile industry, which he continued to do for the next few decades. After making his first attempt at buying and selling bicycles, he relocated to Lagos to expand his business. In addition to this, his financial savvy enabled him to secure lucrative partnerships with PZ and other global corporations.
- Senator Monsurat Sunmonu
She was born in Oyo town on April 9, 1959 to Oyo kings who were of royal heritage, and she is presently serving as a senator for the federal republic of Nigeria’s Oyo central senatorial district. After finishing her basic school at the Children Boarding Grammar School in Illora, Oyo State, she continued her studies at the Olivet Baptist High School in Oyo State. She started her secondary study there after completing her primary education. Her estimated net worth is $10 million.
- Dr. Babajide Agunbiade
Dr. Babajide Agunbiade, FNSE, CEO of Apha Energy Resources LLC and Midas Global Services is recognized as one of the most accomplished offshore production specialists in the world. He is an engineer, investor, and businessman, and subject matter expert in subsea production systems.He also serves as a Director for National Oilwell Varco, which is headquartered in Houston and is the most successful oilfield equipment manufacturing firm in the whole globe. In this capacity, he has been responsible for the successful completion of offshore production projects in the Gulf of Mexico and Sub-Saharan Africa totaling over 2 billion USD. In addition to being a member of the Society of Underwater Technologies, he is also a fellow of the Nigerian Society of Engineers, and the Society of Industrial and Systems Engineers. As of the year 2022, he is one of just 13 subject matter experts found everywhere in the world in the field of subsea production systems.
- Senator Teslim Folarin
An ex-leader of the Nigerian Senate was born in Zaria, Ibadan Kingdom, on October 23, 1963. He received his primary education in Lagos, while he finished his secondary school at Methodist Boys High School in Los Angeles, California. He is a political scientist and a graduate of the University of Ibadan’s Political Science program. He also has a certificate in Political Science from Harvard University in the United States.
- Barr Abdul-Raheem Adebayo Shittu
Barr Shittu is a well-educated attorney who hails from the Saki area of Oyo State. He holds the position of Minister of Communications in Nigeria. He was a member of the State House of Assembly in the years 1979 to 1983, when he served his term.Ladoja appointed him Anthony General and State Commissioner. He was a contributor to the formulation of policy papers that served as a point of reference for UPN administrations in a number of states located in the southwestern region of the United States of America.
- Edmund Obilo
Edmund is not a politician nor a traditional ruler of Oyo State, but rather a journalist; he has been able to differentiate himself from the other members of his team. Born in Benin, he attended the University of Edo to get a degree in electrical engineering but ultimately decided to pursue a career in journalism instead due to his passion for books, reading, and writing.