Forget The Politicians, These Are The Wealthiest Individuals In Ghana

Some people have the misconceptions that because of the extravagant life the politicians in Ghana live,they are the wealthiest.

Sorry to burst your bubble but they are not. Needless to say that the super rich people we have heard and keep hearing day in day out like like Sam Jonah and co are the wealthiest,they are not.

But there are a number of extremely rich people who are not in the spotlight on a regular basis, and are the masterminds behind some of the Ghanaian brands we all love to use.

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Some of them are responsible for corporations and programs that you’ve never heard of.

Either way, these millionaires and other well-off people don’t seem to mind that their names won’t be in the limelight any time soon.

Here are 7 wealthiest Ghanaians you may probably never have heard of as compiled by

1. Charles Ampofo – $1.46 Billion

Charles Ampofo is the Chairman and Founder of Kampac Group, which is headquartered in the business hub of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates.

The Group engages in various activities and operates Kampac Oil as its primary business.

Other companies under the Group include Kampac Properties, Kampac Travels, Kampac Flora, Kampac Telecom and Kampac Resources.

Charles Ampofo

2. Alhaji Mohammed Ahmed Odaymat – $850 Million

Alhaji Mohammed Ahmed Odaymat is a Ghanaian of Lebanese descent. He owns BBC Industrial Company, the company responsible for Leyland and Leylac brand of paint products.

He also owns Rana Motors and Metal Works Engineering and has several businesses across Ghana.

Alhaji Mohammed Ahmed Odaymat


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