Wikipedia has compiled a list of the 5 richest kings in Africa. The platform reported that the rating was published by Forbes magazine in 2014. It should be noted that information about the king and his wealth was edited on his website on Thursday, May 28.
King Mohammed VI of Morocco topped the list of four other kings with $ 2 billion. Nigerian King Fredrick Obateru Akinruntan, the olugbo of the Ugbo Kingdom, is in second place as he commands $ 300 million.
The full list is provided below:
1. king Mohammed VI of Morocco – $2 billion (Morocco)
2. King Fredrik Obateru Akinruntan – $ 300 million (Nigeria)
3. King Olubuse II, late ooni of IFE – $ 75 million (Nigeria)
4. King Mswati III, in Ngwenyama Swaziland – $50m (Swaziland)
5. king Osei tutu II, Asantehene of Ashanti – $10 million (Ghana).
Meanwhile, earlier it was reported that Aliko Dangote led the top of the richest people in Africa with a fortune of $ 9.5 billion, followed by Nicky Oppenheimer from South Africa, who owns large wealth of $ 7.5 billion.
Another Nigerian in the top 8 is Mike Adenuga with a total fortune of $ 5.8 billion (N2,244,600,000,000).
Rabiu makes the third citizen from the country with $3.2 billion (N1,238,400,000,000). In addition, Emmanuel Mogaji, a lecturer at the University of Greenwich, UK, is one of many Nigerians representing the country abroad.
Born in Efon Alaya in Ekiti state, he received his first degree in architecture from the University of Lagos before going to the UK for his master’s and PhD degrees.
In an interview with Rashid Adebiyi on the Tekedia platform, the Nigerian said that he had been in a foreign country since he went there to study.
I came to the UK to get my master’s degree, and after getting my master’s degree, I went back to work, and I went to get my doctorate, and I’ve really been here ever since.
I came here on an educational route, that’s why I’m here. Well, the journey so far, I can say, has been wonderful, ” he said.