Most billionaires in the southeastern state hail from one of the richest towns in Anambra State. Previously, we wrote about the Richest Towns In Imo State, today, we will be focusing on the top richest towns in Anambra State and what qualifies them to be. Before that, here is a brief description of the Anambra state.
About Anambra State
Anambra is one of the Nigerian 36 states with its capital in Awka. Being one of the most developed states in Nigeria, Anambra is blessed with a lot of natural resources both human and material.
The state which is tagged as the ‘Light of the Nation’ has contributed to the nation’s development through its natural resources. Some of these include Crude oil, gas, bauxite, ceramics, and so on. Anambra is filled with a lot of top oil and gas companies which contribute to the state and the nation’s GDP.
Apart from that, the state has a lot of rich men and professionals in different fields. Most of these sons and daughters are into businesses, politics, corporate organizations, and so on.
Whether it is a coincidence or not, some of these rich Igbo men have been found to hail from several towns. This is why we are looking at the richest towns in Anambra State and a list of the billionaires from there.
Top Richest Towns in Anambra State
In no order of priority, below is the list of the richest towns in Anambra State with the name of the rich people that hail from the town.
Nnewi is currently one of the richest towns in Anambra. The town which is dubbed the Japan of Africa due to its commercial activities is located in the South senatorial district of the state.
Most of the richest men in the state are known to hail from this town. The likes of Cletus Ibeto, Cosmas Maduka, Dr. Alexander Chika Okafor, Innocent Chukwume, Ojukwu Louis Odumegwuru, and so many others.
Being the capital city of Anambra State, it is not a surprise that it is one of the richest towns in the state. Awka has not only produced a lot of rich businessmen, but it has also attracted a lot of opportunities.
Some of these are not only inclusive of investment, business, technology, health, and education sector. This has helped to grow the state revenue and also contributed to the growth of the country.
Onitsha is one of the most popular towns in Anambra State due to its big market called Onitsha Market. The market is known by all and sundry who come from different places to buy and sell.
The town which is located in Idemili South local government area is one of the richest towns in Anambra State. A lot of rich individuals and business magnates came from this town.
Although small and not popular, Ebenebe has produced a lot of rich men through its commercial and agricultural activities. Thus, making it one of the richest towns in Anambra State.
Ebenebe is about 28km from Awka and it is dominated by farmers who contribute immensely to the production of food and farmers. Some rich entrepreneurs, business owners, and billionaires can also be found living in this town.
Oraukwu is another rich town on our list that is located in Idemili North local government area. Many of the top richest men in Anambra State are known to hail from the town. The likes of Dr. Victor O. Mbanisi, JI Ukeje, Charles Odunukwe, and so many others.
Thus it is safe to refer to Oraukwu as one of the richest towns in Anambra State.
Ekwulobia is another rich city in Anambra state. The town is filled with a lot of commercial centers, resorts, hotels, parks, educational institutions, and villages.
Not only that, some of the rich people in Anambra hail from the town. An example of them is the CEO of JEZCO, the popular billionaire called Joseph Ezeokafor.
Agulu is another town in Anaocha local government in Anambra state. Some of the richest people in the State like Peter Obi, Ejike Imoka, Erik Okoye, and Cosmas Anigbogu hail from this town. Therefore, Agulu is one of the richest towns in Anambra state.
8. Enugu Ukwu
Here is also one of the richest towns in Anambra state that has a lot of wealthy sons and daughters. Enugu Ukwu which is located in Njikoka local government area is filled with a lot of politicians and business owners who are living in the town.
Neni is a hometown to many richest people in Anambra which qualifies it as one of the richest towns in Anambra state.
Despite being a rural town, a lot of rich people in Anambra state hail from Neni. Some of these include the CEO of Young Shall Grow Motors; Chief Vin Obianodo, Engineer Paul Enidom, late Chief Anthony Enukeme, and others.
Last but not least on our list of the top richest towns in Anambra state is Nanka. The town which is popular for its high-populated industries and hazards is the hometown of many of Anambra’s rich men. Peter Chinedu, Walter Ubaka, and Polycarp Emmenike among many others are notable rich men from the town.
The Richest Towns in Anambra State
If we continue to mention the names of the richest towns in Anambra state, we may exhaust a lot of time.
No doubt, Anambra has a lot of rich people doing well in different fields. A lot of them are from different areas in Anambra, thus we have taken our time to bring the list of the top richest towns in Anambra state.