Who are the top Richest Doctors in Nigeria? The medical profession is a very important profession in the existence of every nation, and the world at large, and as such the role of medical doctors is highly indispensable in the life of all humanity. Doctors are lifesavers. They take care of our health. in fact our lives are in their hands most of the time, however, their jobs require extraordinary carefulness so as to save the lives they were meant to and not the other way round.
There are so many rich people in Nigeria, but sometimes we don’t classify doctors in the list, we believe that it is only politicians that are rich. But let me tell you that there are lots of doctors in Nigeria that are millionaires, that you don’t know. It is pertinent to know that most of them also venture into other businesses, outside their medical profession, that make them richer.
So if you are a student or a graduate of this field, a graduate or intending to be one, it is important that you know about the richest medical doctors in Nigeria, their net worth, and how some of them made it to that enviable height. That is to say that all the doctors, we mentioned in this list did not make their wealth basically from the medical profession, they also have other sources of income.
However, if you are interested in knowing the richest doctors in Nigeria, this article will help you.
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Richest Doctors in Nigeria and Their Networth
Below are the richest Doctors in Nigeria and their net worth:
- Ambrose Bryant Chukwueloka Orjiako – $1.2 billion
- Dr. Godwin Maduka – N500 billion
- Olubukola Abubakar Saraki – $100 million
- Dr. Chris Nwabueze Ngige – $40 million
- Dr. Bankole A. Johnson – $30 million
- Dr. Paul Enenche – $25 million
1. Dr. Ambrose Bryant Chukwueloka Orjiako – $1.2 billion
Popularly known as ABC, Dr. Orjiako, is the richest medical doctor in Nigeria. He was born on 2nd October 1960, in Calabar, Cross River State, but is from Uli, Anambra State. He studied Medicine and Surgery at the University of Calabar, and now, Ambrose Bryant Chukwueloka Orjiako is a trained orthopedic and trauma surgeon from the University of Calabar (UNICAL).
He is a great medical practitioner known by virtually all medical students in Nigeria and as such, he is an inspiration to young doctors and medical students all over Nigeria. Dr. ABC, Orjiako, after graduating from the university, proceeded to the Lagos University Teaching Hospital for many years, and from there, he moved to the National Orthopaedic Hospital, Igbobi, Lagos, where he receive trained as an orthopedic surgeon and traumatic management.
In 1996, he became a full member of the West African College of Surgeons (WACS), where he takes care of traumatic and orthopedic patients.
ABC, Orjiako also engaged in other private businesses apart from the medical profession. He is into the upstream and downstream sectors of the Oil Industry, Shipping, Banking Insurance, and Pharmaceuticals. He was a one-time CEO of Shebah E&P Company Limited, one of the biggest Oli firms in Nigeria. The Chairman of Zebbra Energy Limited is the chairman and co-founder of Seplat petroleum.
2. Dr. Godwin Maduka – $500 billion
Dr . Godwin Maduka, is another richest doctor in Nigeria, which lots of people don’t know about, until now. He is based in the US and has made name for himself in the medical profession and surgery, his area of specialization. Dr. Godwin Maduka is a trained, popular, and respected medical doctor in Nigeria, who has contributed immensely to the growth of the health industry.
He was born in 1959 and hails from Umuchukwu town, Anambra state. He gained admission to study Medicine and Surgery at the University of Port Harcourt, River State. Las Vegas Pain Institute and Medical Center were founded and built by Dr. Maduka. He is a professional physician in anesthesiology, pain management, and critical care. Dr. Manduka is also a philanthropist and businessman. He constructed the largest medical research in West Africa, which is located in his home town Umuchukwu.
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3. Dr. Olubukola Saraki – $100 million
Because he is a politician, most people don’t know that Olubukola Saraki is a millionaire medical doctor in Nigeria. Although people may attribute his riches to either politics or his medical profession, for those that know, the other way around, Bukola comes from a wealthy family. So, his source of wealth is not actually his profession. He went into politics, even before he graduated from school.
Dr. Olubukola Saraki was born in London. After his elementary education at King’s College, Lagos, he proceeded to Cheltenham College in the United Kingdom where he studied medicine from 1979 to 1981. Sincerely, Dr. Olubukola Saraki did not work much in the medical profession as a medical doctor. He only worked in Rush Green Hospital from 1979 to 1981. Afterward, he returned to Nigeria, joined politics, and was appointed personal assistant on budget, by former president Olusegun Obasanjo.
4. Dr. Chris Nwabueze Ngige – $40 million
Did you know that the former governor of Anambra State, Chris Ngige is a certified medical doctor in Nigeria? That may sound strange if you had not known that, but it’s true. Your doubt is overwhelming because you only know him as a Nigerian politician.
Dr. Chris Nwabueze Ngige is a medical doctor from the renowned University of Nsukka (UNN). But right now he is a politician and has served as the Assistant National Secretary and Zonal Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Eastern region, Senator for Anambra Central, Governor of Anambra State, and currently the Minister of Labour and Employment in Nigeria.
5. Dr. Bankole A. Johnson – $30 million
Dr. Bankole A. Johnson is also another professional medical Doctor that is on the list of the richest medical doctors, that has distinguished himself from other medical practitioners in Nigeria. Dr.Johnson was born in Nigeria, he attended the prestigious King’s College in Lagos and later traveled abroad for his studies. He obtained a doctoral degree in medicine, from the University of Glasgow in 1993.
Right now, he is a professor and the Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral at the University of Virginia. He is one of the most popular and prestigious doctors, that young doctors want to be like.
6. Dr. Pastor Paul Enenche – $25 million
Dr. Pastor Paul Enenche is another rich and wealthier doctor Nigeria has produced, but most people don’t know, because of his pastoral calling. Most people know them as a pastor of Dunamis Internation. Dr. Pastor Paul Enenche is a qualified Medical Doctor, who studied Medicine at the University of Jos (UNIJOS).
Dr. Pastor Paul Enenche is from Orokam LGA, Benue State, and his wife Becky Enenche is also a medical doctor. Though Dr. Pastor Paul Enenche is no longer practicing, he is one of the richest medical doctors in Nigeria.
There are many rich doctors in Nigeria that you don’t know, and we have been able to list some of them. But that list is not limited. There are others on the list such as Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, Jonathan O. Nwiloh, and others that you don’t know.
So, keep following this page or better still bookmark it, as we will be updating the list of richest doctors in Nigeria here.