The 5 richest kings in Africa
Wikipedia has compiled a list of top 5 Africa’s richest kings. The platform reported that the ranking was published by Forbes magazine in 2014.
It should be noted the information regarding the king and their wealth was edited on its website on Thursday, May 28.
King Mohammed VI of Morocco led the other four kings on the list with $2billion. Nigerian King Fredrick Obateru Akinruntan, the Olugbo of the Ugbo Kingdom is second as he commands $300m (R5.2bn).
Below is the full list:
1. King Mohammed VI of Morocco – $2bn (R35bn) (Morocco)
2. King Fredrick Obateru Akinruntan – $300m (R5.2bn) (Nigeria)
3. King Olubuse II, late Ooni of Ife – $75m (R1.3bn) (Nigeria)
4. King Mswati III, the Ngwenyama of Eswatini – $50m(R865bn) (Eswatini)
5. King Osei Tutu II, Asantehene of the Ashanti – $10m (R170m) (Ghana)
A collage of King Mohammed, Frederick, Mswati, and Osei. Photos sources: Moroccan Times/GhanaWeb/DailyPost
Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za earlier reported that Aliko Dangote led the top richest people in Africa with a $9.5 billion (R165bn) wealth followed by Nicky Oppenheimer from South Africa who commands great riches in the tune of $7.5 billion .
Another Nigerian who made the top 8 is Mike Adenuga with a total wealth of $5.8bn (R100bn) Rabiu makes the third citizen from the country with $3.2 bn (R55bn).