Olusegun Obasanjo’s Net Worth and Biography
Olusegun Obasanjo has an estimated net worth of $2 billion dollars. He is a Nigerian politician and big time farmer.
He was born Olusegun Matthew Aremu Obasanjo on the 5th of March, 1937 in Ogun State.
Chief Olusegun Obasanjo is the second president of Nigeria. He is also one of the major players in Nigerian politics and he is a billionaire businessman.
He has gotten married four times, but currently, he isn’t attached to any woman, or married.
A lot of people in Nigeria still think he is the one ruling, but using other personalities to hold power and control the economy of the country.
Well, this vividly holds no truth as it’s only a balanced assumption and an aftermath thought of what he has done in the past when he was in power. His tenure was deemed too corrupt.
He ruled the country Nigeria as the Military Head of State first from February 1976 to September 1979.
From May 1999 to May 2007 (8 years), he ruled as the Democratic Head of State and President. Olusegun Obasanjo is till date the president to have to ruled Nigeria longer than other presidents.
Some good benefits for the nation came alongside his rulership, for example, the GDP of Nigeria was extremely poor and down.
During his tenure, Nigeria’s GDP growth flew to 6%, twice of what it was before he came into office. It was 6% until he left the post.
He joins the group of people interested in the growth and promotion of democracy and change in international communities.
One of such groups is Club De Madrid, an organization to which Chief Olusegun Obasanjo is a core member.
Reportedly, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has an oil block. He is also rumoured to be involved in over 6.5% of the total oil production, distribution and marketing in Nigeria.
Chief Olusegun Obasanjo’s farm is the ground from where most crops and fruits are produced in the country and his poultry farm is the largest poultry farm in West Africa.
This is a good reason he loves to classify himself as “just a farmer”.