3rd place – Kashim Shettima
Kashim Shettima serves as Borno State governor. He was born in 1966 and currently, he possesses immeasurable amounts of wealth. Besides, his predecessor as governor of Borno State, Ali Modu Sheriff, once was known for being the richest governor in Nigeria.
Borno State is currently going through multiple threats from Boko Haram. Kashim Shettima is the third wealthiest governor in Nigeria, as well as the second wealthiest in northern Nigeria.
2nd place – Abubakar Sani Bello
This political activist was born in 1967. Nowadays, Abubakar Sani Bello is a governor of Niger State, which is situated in the northern area of Nigeria. Until recently, he was the richest governor in Nigeria, but then he got beaten by Rochas Okorocha, whose assets became bigger during the last year. So, Bello is now the second wealthiest Nigerian governor, but his fortune is still massive.
He is known to come from the rich family, which has appeared in Forbes magazine once – in the section of Africa’s wealthiest families. Currently, Niger State is nowhere near the top of the richest states rating.