Top 10 Richest Men in Kastina State & Net Worth (2024)

Katsina had the good fortune to be one of the states in northwest geopolitical zone of Nigeria. There are around 2 million people living in the state. In 1987, the state was established following the division of Kaduna State. Kaduna, Zamfara, Kano, and the Jigawa States all border the state. The majority of the wealthy citizens of Katsina state were previous presidents.  The wealthiest men in Katsina state include some of the richest people in the entire nation. We’ll examine them below.


Below are the ten richest people from Katsina state.


Dahiru Barau Mangal is a Nigerian businessman from Katsina state. He began as a truck driver before eventually purchasing his own vehicle for hire. Max Air, the premier domestic, regional, and international airline in Nigeria, was founded by Mangal. He also has assets in the building, oil, and gas industries. He worked for MRS Oil Nigeria Plc as a non-executive director.

Mangal is claimed to have discovered his opportunity later in life as a result of his connections to Katsina state’s upper echelons of power. Due to his significant financial support of the PDP, the state’s former ruling party, his enormous fortune also brought him political prominence.

Dahiru Mangal is the richest person in Katsina state according to estimates of his net worth, which is approximately $2.2 billion (N1 trillion Naira).


General Muhammadu Buhari was the former president and head of state of Nigeria.  Between 1983 and 1985, he was the military head of state. He was born to a Fulani leader in Daura, Katsina state. (Hardo Adamu). Following the loss of his father when he was four years old, young Buhari was reared by his mother, Zulaihat.

Buhari made multiple failed attempts to win the presidency of Nigeria. In 2015, he eventually succeeded as the All Progressive Congress’s presidential contender.  His military and political careers have garnered him a plethora of honors and decorations.

The estimated net worth of Muhammadu Buhari is $110 million (or 55 billion). Since he was among the Presidents in Nigeria, he possesses a number of vehicles for both work and personal use.


Aminu Bello Masari is a politician from Nigeria and the current governor of the state of Katsina. He is one of the country’s well-known lawmakers in the nation’s northwest.

Without a question, Masari has accomplished a great deal with his work. He is truly a man of the people, and the people of Katsina state are fortunate to have him as their leader.

Masari is also one of Northern Nigeria’s wealthiest politicians.

Since Aminu Bello Masari is a career politician, many people frequently inquire about his wealth. That is the major motivation behind why we assembled a team to create this incredible content. In Nigeria, the annual salary of a governor is often less than N350 million. Calculating his earnings over the course of his career, Aminu Bello Masari has earned over N4 billion. The estimated value of Aminu Masari’s net worth is $8 million. (N8 Billion Naira).


Abu Ibrahim is considered one of the richest men in Katsina State. In April 2003, he was chosen as the All Nigeria Peoples Party’s candidate for the Katsina South (Funtua) constituency. (ANPP). He was in office from April 2003 until June 2007 for one term. He won reelection to the same seat in April 2011. Ibrahim served in the federal civil service before entering politics.

He received his high school graduation from the Government College in Keffi, where he studied. He was engaged by the Kaduna State government service upon his 2009 graduation from Ahmadu Bello University. He was employed by the governor’s office as an assistant secretary.

He spent several years working for the government in the governor’s office while also studying economics abroad, obtaining a doctoral degree and a diploma in economic planning. In the late 1970s, while serving in the governor’s office, he promoted the establishment of a state housing corporation. Ibrahim received a position FCDA’s Director of Administration in 1979.


Hajiya Turai Umar Musa iar’Adua is the widow of former Nigerian President and former Katsina State Governor Umaru Musa Yar’Adua. She held the position of First Lady of Nigeria till her husband’s passing.

Turai Yar’Adua enrolled in Garama Primary School in Katsina and Government Secondary School in Kankia, both in Katsina State. Later, she enrolled in Zaria’s Katsina College of Arts, Science, and Technology. She supposedly received the title of “best student” at the school in 1980. Yar’Adua graduated with a bachelor’s in language from Ahmadu Bello University in 1983.


Mustapha Muhammad Inuwa is the former Secretary to the State Government of Katsina State and a former Commissioner for Education.

He was born in Katsina State’s Dan Musa local government area. In the years 1984 through 1997, Mustapha Muhammad Inuwa lectured at Usman Dan Fodiyo. Later, he was appointed Katsina State’s commissioner of education and special secretary to the governor of the state. Inuwa left his position as SSG with the Katsina State Government to run for governor of the state, but he was defeated by Dikko Ummaru Radda. He promised to help Umar Dikko Radda succeed in his mission.


Aliyu Musa is a member of the Nigerian House of Representatives. The date of his birth is December 1st, 1957. He was chosen as a People’s Democratic Party candidate for election to the Katsina State House of Assembly in 1999.

Ahmadu Bello University awarded Musa a Bachelor of Science in Political Science and History. He is married and has two kids. He is regarded as one of Katsina state’s richest persons.


Bello Mandiya, a politician from Nigeria, was chosen as the senator for the Katsina South senatorial district in the country’s general elections in February 2019. He served as Aminu Bello Masari’s former chief of staff while he was governor of Katsina State. Bello obtained his Bachelor of Mass Communication from the University of Lagos in Nigeria.


That’s it on the richest people from Katsina state. I hope this list inspires you to be one of the most successful men in the state.

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Oluchi Chukwu

Oluchi is a seasoned Information blogger, content developer and the editor of Nigerian Queries. She is a tech enthusiast who loves reading, writing and research

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