SOCIETY GIST OBASANJO RANKED 33RD WEALTHIEST POLITICIAN IN THE WORLD By Gbenle Motunrayo Posted on February 13, 2019 3 min read 0 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Reddit Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin Share on Tumblr Have you ever wondered how much the top leaders worth? While there are generally huge salaries along with great benefits attached with the position they occupy in public offices, some of them either come from old money in the family or have made other investments which yielded multiple profits. According to the research conducted by investing.com, over 30 politicians in the world were ranked based on their net worth amongst them were Donald Trump, Meg Whiteman, Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Cyril Ramaphosa, Vladimir Putin, Mohammad Bin Salman Al Saud, Ross Perot and others The result gathered showed that the former president of Nigeria ranked 33rd wealthiest politician in the world with $30B net worth OLUSEGUN OBASANJO Olusegun Obasanjo Net worth: $32B Country: Nigeria Position: Former President Olusegun Obasanjo is the former president of Nigeria. He was born in Abeokuta. After his mother death, he was enlisted in the Nigerian army. He was a devoted soldier in the nation’s army for years. Obasanjo became chief of staff in 1975 under the murtala mohammed regime, which came into power after a military coup. Obasanjo wealth is owned to the Nigerian oil. Also, the former president of Nigeria Ibrahim Babangida made it to the top list of the wealthiest politicians in the world according to record, he was ranked 8th amongst others. Net worth: $50B Country: Nigeria Position: Former President Nigeria’s former president Ibrahim Babangida (IBB)was a military man credited with leading the coup against his predecessor, Muhammad Buhari. He streamlined Nigeria wealth through oil, economic reform and international partnership. Babangida’s wealth is second to none in his home country of Nigeria. He is alleged to own nearly a quarter of Nigeria’s second- largest telecom company, Globacam.