Biography Of Prince Arthur Eze
Now we are going to discuss about Prince Arthur Eze Top Nigerian Billionaire. Prince Arthur Eze is a Nigerian billionaire and a business man, he is the founder, owner and serves as the chairman of Atlas petroleum international limited whose cooperate headquarters is at 4 Akin Olugbade Street and he has assets in Nigeria, Gambia, Liberia and Guinea.
He is a native of Oranto, Ukpo village in Dunukofia local government area of Anambra state. Arthur Eze is a descendant of a royal family, born to the family of His Royal Highness Michael Eze and his elder brother is presently the traditional ruler of ukpo community in Anambra state. He is blessed with five children, three boys and two girls.
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Prince Arthur Eze attended his secondary school at St. Augustine secondary school Nkwere and from 1974-1978 he studied chemical and mechanical engineering at California state university at Long beach.
He is called ozoigbondu (saver of the Igbo’s), this is because he is a philanthropist, in 2013. Eze made headlines because he gave 12 million dollars at a fundraising dinner to raise money for the construction of an Anglican church in Bayelsa. Some people still call him “the godfather” because they are aware of his great power in politics due to his enormous donations in political causes. And he also donated 6.3 million dollars to flood relief efforts in Nigeria in 2012. He is also called Eze NA Ukpo(the king of Ukpo).
Net Worth Of Prince Arthur Eze Top Nigerian Billionaire
In 2010, Eze made 200 million dollars selling oil blocks in Liberia, he is considered to be the eighth richest person in Africa. His net worth is more than 5.8 billion dollar, and this is mainly from his oil industry which is the largest holder of oil exploration blocks in Africa. His company continues to grow, just two oil blocks can generate 100,000 barrels of crude oil per day.
Eze bought a new Falcon airplane in November 2015. He still has five different models of Rolls Royce in his garage and a Bombardier jet worth more than 25 million dollar.
He is a fan of several Igbo musicians like the late oliver de coque and Emeka morocc0. Both musicians sang praises of prince Eze in some of their songs. He is also a fan of a hip hop musician Flavor.
As at August 2013 he was the first to make the international flight in Enugu Airport Nigeria. His private jet flew from Europe and was the first aircraft to land on the newly upgraded airport in Enugu.
Many youths from Anambra and across the nation are currently beneficiaries of prince Arthur Eze scholarship scheme. This is because he is a philanthropist, and he is an employer of over 1000 labor. Many Nigerians loved and cherished him, also his simplicity and humility know no bounds.