3. Oba Okunade Sijuwade, Ile-Ife, Nigeria
Assessed total assets: At minimum $75 million
Source: Construction, Property, Oil
Alayeluwa Oba Okunade Sijuwade, Olubuse II, is the late King (Ọọ̀ni) of Ile-Ife’, an antiquated city situated in Osun state in Nigeria’s south-western locale. Ile-Ife is for the most part accepted to be the customary home of the Yoruba human progress. Oba Sijuwade, 84, who climbed the honored position in 1980, was additionally a prosperous businessperson. The Ọọ̀ni first cut his teeth in business by working in his dad’s exchanging business as a young person before setting off to the United Kingdom to examine for a degree in business. He went ahead to assemble the Motel Royal inn and a few private and business properties. He was the organizer of the Sijuwade Group, a Nigerian aggregate with interests in oil and gas, development, property advancement and friendliness, which he fused in 1975.