Emeka Offor Date of Birth
Emeka Offor was born on the 10th of February 1957 to Mr. and Mrs. Benneth Offor in Kafachan, Kaduna, Nigeria. He hails from Irefi Oraifite in Ekwusigo LGA of Anambra State, Nigeria.
Emeka Offor Educational Background
Sir Emeka Offor had his primary education at Eziukwu Primary School in Aba, Abia State, and St. Michael’s Primary School in Ogbete, Enugu. On finishing his Primary school education, he started his Secondary school education at Merchant of Light School and then moved to Abbot Boys High School, Ihiala, Anambra State. After Secondary school, Emeka Offor taught in his Alma Mata – Abbot Boys High School, however, quit after a brief time. He left his town with his dad’s friend – Pa Geoffrey Abadi to Warri, Delta State.
Emeka Offor Source of Wealth
In Delta, he found a new line of work with Rivways Lines Nigeria Ltd – an organization that imports bitumen. While working with Rivways Lines, Pa Abadi urged him to become familiar with the fundamentals of the business. With the help of Pa Abadi Emeka started buying and providing little amounts of bitumen to more modest organizations. In a space of two years, Emeka Offor began providing bitumen to greater organizations like Julius Berger Nig. Ltd, Guffanti Nigeria Ltd, Fougerolle Nigeria Ltd, and so on He was fruitful in business due to his devotion, uprightness, duty, and business keenness.
In 1985, Sir Emeka Offor realized the time had come to expand, so he set up Chrome Oil Services Limited 1985. Chrome Oil Services Limited transformed into The Chrome Group in 1994. Emeka Offor set up The Chrome Group in 1994 in Abuja, Nigeria. The organization right now has in its employ more than 800 workers and it’s a main multi-million dollar aggregate with interests in oil and gas, power, coordination, protection, broadcasting, and media communications.
The organization has a solid presence in Nigeria, Switzerland, the United States, and the United Kingdom. The organizations worldwide and nearby partners include China Petroleum and Chemical Corporation, Cameron, Divikom, USA, Enikkom Investment Services Nigeria Ltd, Yokogawa Europe, Rohde and Schwarz International, Liaoyang Steel Tube Co. Ltd, Huawei International, Dextron Group, Kaduna Consult Brazil, Construction and Mining Service Inc. Chrome Group has a few auxiliary organizations and they include Kaztec Engineering Ltd, Enugu Electricity Distribution Company, Chrome Oil Services, Global Scan frameworks Technology Limited (GSTL), Inland Containers Nigeria Ltd, Nimek Investment Ltd, Blaze 91.5 FM, Kiss 99.9 FM, Starcrest Nigeria, Kingsbury Trading Ltd, Global Scan frameworks Limited (GSL), and Interstate Electrics Ltd.
The Sir Emeka Offor Foundation (SEOF) is an NGO that was set up by Emeka Offor in the mid-1990s. It was enrolled under the Companies and Allied Matters Act in 2006 to assist individuals with getting autonomous and independent. Emeka Offor is currently married to Adaora Ufondu, who he married in 2014.
Emeka Offor Net worth
Emeka Offor has an estimated net worth of $2.9 billion.
Emeka Offor House
Emeka Offor House
Emeka Offor as one of the richest men from the Eastern part of Nigeria has several houses in the East, and home and abroad. It is uncertain the number of houses that he owns, but it is rumoured that he has a mansion in his hometown in Anambra.