Though private jets cost a lot of money, and before anyone can own a private jet,he/she must be a billionaire which someone like Iya Adura through grace means can afford because she deserves to own one.
It’s also estimated that private jet owners in Nigeria spend about 30 billion Naira yearly on the maintenance of their private jets,and currently in 2018,Nigeria has over 100 owners of private jets.
Do you know that Nigeria is the third highest private jet owning country in the world after America and China and also the number one private jet owners in Africa?
Between 2013 -2014 Nigerians spent over $6.5 billion dollars on private jets, currently these rates has fallen slightly because of the economic recession.
Before we digress,lets quickly take a look at some of the top 10 owners of private jets in Nigeria this year.
Top 10 Owners Of Private Jets In Nigeria 2018
Bishop T.B Joshua is one of the most popular men of God in Nigeria and in the world. He is the founder of The Synagogue Church of All Nations which attracts visitors from all corners of the world.
Bishop T.B Joshua bought a Gulfstream G550 that cost about $60 million in 2015.
Mr Igho Charles Sanomi II is a seasoned Nigerian businessman with interests in oil, aviation and real estate.The lowkey business man owns a Bombardier Challenger 605.
It is no doubt that Nigeria has the highest number of pastors that own private jets in the world,joining the list of one of the top owners of private jets in Nigeria is Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor.
He is the founder and the Senior Pastor of Word of Life Bible Church and was a former President of the Christian Association of Nigeria(CAN).
Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor owns one Bombardier jet.
Folorunsho Alakija was once the richest black woman in the world after overtaking Oprah,however she is still one of the richest women in the world and currently the richest woman in Nigeria with a staggering net worth of about $1.2 billion.
Folorunsho is also one of the most influential woman in Africa. The billionaire mom owns a Bombardier Global Express XRS.
Aliko Dangote was once on the list of the richest men in the world before falling off,however he is still the richest man in Africa,Aliko has an estimated net worth of about $12.5 billion dollars.
The seasoned businessman owns one private jet.
The Jagaban himself! Bola was the former Governor of Lagos state which is the richest and economic heartbeat of Nigeria.
The former governor is also a seasoned politician and one of the influential figures in the All Progressive People Party (APC),Nigeria’s ruling party.
Bola owns two private jets.
Mike Adenuga is one of the richest men in Nigeria and Africa. The seasoned businesses man has interest in telecommunications and oil. He is also the owner of Globacom,one of Nigeria’s largest telecommunications network.
Mike owns 3 private which include a Bombardier Challenger 604, Bombardier Global Express XRS and a Falcon 7X.
Ali Modu Sheriff was a former senator and also a former Governor who was the first in Borno to serve twice.
He was also the former Chairman of People Democratic Party (PDP).
Ali owns 4 private jets out of which one is a Gulfstream G650 and 3 Dornier aircrafts.
David Oyedepo is rated as the richest pastor in the whole world,he is the founder and general overseer Living Faith Church Worldwide AKA winners Chapel.
With a net worth of over $150 million,he is also the richest Pastor in Nigeria.
David owns the largest church auditorium in the world,he also owns 4 private jets including a Gulfstream G550 and VG450 and Bombardiers 604.
Orji UzorKalu is also a businessman,he is the owner of five private jets including a Gulfstream G650 which is one of the most expensive private jets in Nigeria.