Who is richer between Atiku and Tinubu?
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Atiku Abubakar, are the recently most prominent political rivals after fiercely competing in the 2023 presidential election, for which, President Tinubu emerged as the Winner.
Aside from their political rivalship, the duo with vast amounts of wealth, have also been subjected to wealth comparisons. Unfortunately, they do not feature in any net-worth list.
like Forbes or the Bloomberg Billionaire Index thanks to their political status. However to provide an answer to these inquiries we have decided to reveal who is richer between Atiku and Tinubu.
To do this, we are going to take an objective and analytical look at their individual profile, net worth, and political influence. So without any further here is an in-depth analysis of who is richer between Atiku and Tinubu.
Bola Ahmed Tinubu Profile and Networth
Bola Ahmed Tinubu also known as Jagaban of Lagos and the Lion of Bourdilion is the current President of The Federal Republic Of Nigeria. He was the Governor of Lagos State from 1999 to 2007 and also served as the national leader of the All Progressives Congress.
Tinubu is often regarded as a kingmaker in the party by virtue of the role he played in the emergence of President Buhari in 2015.
Tinubu was born on 29 March 1952 in Osun State. He attended St. John’s Primary School in Lagos and Children’s Home School in Ibadan.
He then went to the United States in 1975, where he studied first at Richard J. Daley College in Chicago, Illinois, and then at Chicago State University. He graduated in 1979 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting.
Tinubu is one of the founding fathers of the All Progressive Congress. His decades-long political career has left an indelible on the country’s landscape.
Aside from his political career, Tinubu is an astute businessman with several businesses across the country. Some of his alleged owned businesses are Lagos Oriental Hotel, TVC Television and Radio, Radio Continental, Ikeja Shopping mall, Oando PLC, and many other businesses.
Ashiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has an estimated net worth of $8.4 Billion. The former Lagos State Governor has landed property all across the country. His Bourdillon mansion in Ikoyi is one of the most expensive houses in the country with an estimated value of N1.5 billion.
He also owns a $60 million Bombardier Global Express XRS private jet and a fleet of expensive cars that include a G wagon, Mercedes Benz, and Range rover
Atiku Abubakar Profile and Networth
Atiku Abubakar is a PDP chieftain who served as the Vice President of Nigeria from 1999 to 2007 during the presidency of Olusegun Obasanjo. Prior to his inauguration as the Vice President of the Federation in 1999, He ran as Governor of Adamawa State in 1990 and 1997.
He ran unsuccessfully for President of Nigeria six times, in 1993, 2007, 2011, 2015, 2019, and 2023.
Atiku Abubakar was born on 25 November 1946 in Jada, Admawa State. He attended the Jada Primary School and the Adamawa Provincial Secondary School, before enrolling for a Law Diploma at the Ahmadu Bello University Institute of Administration.
After graduation, Atiku was employed by the Nigeria Customs Service. He worked in the Nigeria Customs Service for twenty years, rising to become the Deputy Director, the second highest position at the Time
Atiku Abubakar ventured into politics in the early 1980s. In 1989, he was elected the National Vice-Chairman of the Peoples Front of Nigeria in the build-up to the Third Nigerian Republic. In 1998, Abubakar joined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He contested and won the 1998 Governorship election of Adamawa, State.
He however accepted a position as the running mate to the PDP presidential candidate, Olusegun Obasanjo who went on to win the 1999 presidential election ushering in the Fourth Nigerian Republic.
Atiku Abubakar has an estimated net worth of $1.4 Billion, making him the richest politician in the country. He also has a fleet of luxurious cars and an Embraer Phenom 100 Private Jet worth $4.1 million (N1, 563, 330, 000).
Just like Tinubu, Atiku is also a businessman with investments outside the country. Some of his business includes the American University of Nigeria, INTELS, Property Development Company (PRODECO), and Atiku Abubakar Farm.
Who is richer between Atiku and Tinubu?
Now that we have taken an objective look, at their individual profile, it is imperative we make a comparative analysis of business careers, investments, and assets as the numbers, facts, and figures will indicate who is richer between the political duo.
As earlier stated, Tinubu is an astute businessman with several businesses across the country. Some of the enterprises that have been linked to Tinubu include The Nation Newspaper, TVC Communications, Lekki Concession Company, Oriental Hotel, Oando PLC, Ikeja Shopping Mall, and many others. In terms of assets, the former governor has landed property all across the country.
His Bourdillon mansion in Ikoyi is one of the most expensive houses in the country with an estimated value of N1.5 billion.
He also owns a $60 million Bombardier Global Express XRS private jet and a fleet of expensive cars that include a G wagon, Mercedes Benz, and Range Rover.
Atiku Abubakar on the other hand is also a proficient business Man with investments in and outside the country. Some of his business includes the American University of Nigeria, INTELS, Property Development Company (PRODECO), and Atiku Abubakar Farm. In terms of assets.
He also has landed properties all over Nothern Nigeria, a fleet of luxurious cars, and an Embraer Phenom 100 Private Jet worth $4.1 million
From all indications, it is clear that Tinubu is richer than Atiku. Atiku has an estimated net worth of $1.4 Billion, while Tinubu has an estimated net worth of $8.4 billion. Here is a table summarizing the details of the analysis.
|Full Name||President Bola Ahmed Tinubu||Alhaji Atiku Abubakar|
|Date of Birth||March 29, 1952||November 25, 1946|
|State of Origin||Lagos State||Adamawa State|
|Sources of Wealth||Politics, and brokerage||Politics and Investments|
|Net Worth||$8.4 Billion||$1.6 Billion|
|Political Position||President (2023-till date)||Former vice President (1999-2007)|