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Meet 8 Billionaires From Nnewi, Anambra State (Photos)

Nnewi is a commercial and industrial city located in Anambra State in the southeastern part of Nigeria.

It is the second largest and second most populated city in Anambra State.

However, in this article, I will be sharing with you 8 Nigerian billionaires from Nnewi, Anambra State:

1. Cosmas Maduka

Cosmas Maduka is a Nigerian billionaire businessman.

He was born on December 24, 1958 in the City of Jos. He is an Igbo Christian from Nnewi, Anambra State.

He started his business journey at the age of six after the death of his father. He exited the elementary school and began selling bean cake. He officially wandered into business at the age of 17, after he was wrongly excused with the amount of N200 by his uncle who had before connected him as a car dealer. The startup additionally bombed sooner than anticipated and Maduka went to establish the Coscharis Motor.

Maduka's business advancement began in 1982 when the Nigerian government allowed ten engine organizations to import permits, and Coscharis was chosen.

Cosmas Maduka is known for his Christian confidence. He is married to Charity Maduka and together they have four children.

2. Cletus Ibeto

Cletus Madubugwu Ibeto is a Nigerian billionaire businessman from the industrial city of Nnewi, Anambra State.

He was born on November 6, 1952 in Nnewi, Anambra State. Ibeto started his business career as a spare parts dealer, after undergoing apprenticeship training. He built his own factory in 1988 at the age of 36.

In 1996, at the age of 44, he established Ibeto Petrochemical Industries Limited. The company has since then grown to be one of the best petroleum companies in Nigeria.

3. Gabriel Chukwuma

Gabriel Chukwuma is a Nigerian billionaire businessman.

He is the founder of the football club, Gabros International FC. He is the elder brother of Innocent Chukwuma, the founder of Innoson. He hails from Nnewi, Anambra State.

4. Ifeanyi Ubah

Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah is a Nigerian politician and billionaire business mogul.

He was born on 3 September, 1971 in Nnewi, a small town in Anambra State. He is originally from Nnewi, Anambra State.

After dropping out of high school to learn a trade at a young age, he started his first business as an auto spare parts dealer. Ifeanyi Ubah became a millionaire at the age of nineteen.

After the establishment of Capital Oil company in Congo in 2001, he began to supply oil and gas to transporters and industrial establishments. This company has a huge influence on oil and gas business in Nigeria.

In 2014, he unsuccessfully contested for Anambra gubernatorial election under the platform of the Labour Party.

5. Alexander Chika Okafor

Alexander Chika Okafor is another billionaire businessman.

An indigene of Nnewi, Anambra State, he ventured into the world of business in 1980 as an ordinary trader. He later built his business empire from the stratch. He graduated into industrialization and importation of goods. He is the founder of Chicason Group.

6. Gilbert Obiajulu Uzodike

Born in 1949, Dr Gilbert Obiajulu Uzodike is a Nigerian billionaire businessman from Nnewi, Anambra State.

1982, he established a manufacturing company, Cutix Plc.

7. Chief Louis Onwugbenu

Chief Louis Onwugbenu was born on August 15, 1953 in Nnewi, Anambra State.

After the disruption of his secondary education by the Nigeria Civil War in 1967, he ventured into business. He later established Carter Group. Today, he is a billionaire.

8. Innocent Chukwuma

Innocent Ifediaso Chukwuma is a Nigerian billionaire businessman and an enntrepreneur.

He is the Chairman of Innoson Group of Companies.

Innocent Chukwuma was born on 1st October 1961 in Uru-Umdim, Nnewi, Anambra State. He hails from Nnewi, Anambra State.

Innocent Chukwuma had his Primary education and Secondary school education in Uru-Umudim in Nnewi. After completing his secondary education in 1978, he applied to study Engineering but was not selected because he did not meet the cut-off mark required for his Engineering course. While awaiting the result before finding out he did not make the list, Innocent Chukwuma worked with his older brother assisting him as a Chemist. It was while he worked with his brother that he realised his love for selling and marketing. After getting rejected to the University of his choice, his older brother introduced him to Chief Romanus Eze Onwuka, and he worked with the popular Rojenny for a year.

He stayed with the Chief who was a Master in selling Motorcycle spare parts, and there he learned the rudiments of buying and selling on a larger scale in Nnewi. After a year, he left and returned to work with his older brother.

He then founded the car manufacturing company, Innoson Group.

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