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Femi Otedola becomes 4th richest man in Nigeria



Nigerian billionaire Femi Otedola has been ranked the 4th richest man in Nigeria amid bullish Nigerian stock performance.
According to the latest update of the Forbes Billionaire Index, Otedola has a net worth of $1.2 billion after making over $6 million on Thursday, January 11, 2024.
His new net worth placed him as the 2,353 richest man in the world.
Otedola is now behind only Aliko Dangote, Mike Adenuga, and Abdulsamad Rabiu on the Forbes Billionaire list of richest men in Nigeria.

Otedola wealth, assets

Otedola is chairman of Geregu Power, a power generation business, and owns more than 70% of the shares.
During 2022 and 2023, Otedola sold down a Geregu stake that was once more than 95% to bring on institutional investors.
Investors in Geregu include the Nigerian government, the Afrexim Fund for Export Development in Africa and the State Grid Corporation of China.
Otedola also holds shares in Zenith Bank and FBN Holdings.