Gone are those days where people still believe in this ideology especially with recent economic condition of the country couple with the recession and lack of job opportunities surrounding the entire nation.
With all these, there are still some known wealthy and rich Nigerian bussiness men who does not have a University certificate.
Even one of the them (Alhaji Mohammed Indimi) once told a news media that he doesn’t have an education but he supervises Masters and Phd holders.
So below is the list of those wealthy men without an education:
1. Mr Cosmos Maduka (Picture above)
He is an African billionaire who dropped out primary school at the age seven. He became an apprentice and learnt fundamental bussiness skills from his trade master.
He is the founder of Coscharis Group which is the sole distributor for BMW and Ford cars in Nigeria and some part of the West africa.
2. Alhaji Razak Akanni Okoya
Razak is the owner of the popular Eleganza group of companies which deals with wide range of household goods.
3. Cletus Madubugwu Ibeto
He is the owner of the Ibeto group which is one of the largest auto spare parts manufacturers in Nigeria. The company also has petrochemicals and cement manufacturing decisions.
He began as an apprentice in the motor parts bussiness before establishing his own company.
4. Vincent Obianodo
Vincent Obianodo began as a Vulcanizer in the Northern part of Nigeria and ended up founding the very popular Young Shall Grow Motors
He also run a company with many subsidiaries ranging from hospitality, oil and gas to real estate.
5. Alhaji Mohammed Indimi
He is a Nigerian bussiness man who founded Oriental energy. He is presently an in-law to the Nigerian president, Muhammadu Buhari.
6. Olu Benson Lulu Briggs
He is the founder and chairman of Moni Pulo limited which is an oil exploration and production company.
7. Orji Uzor Kalu
Orji Uzor Kalu who served as the governor of Abia state, Nigeria from May 29 1999 to May 29, 2007, is the chairman of SLOK holding and the daily Sun and News Telegraph newspapers in Nigeria.
He was said to have enrolled at the University of Maiduguri but got expelled and ddin’t bother to enroll again.