(September 11, 1934) Chief Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion is a Nigerian businessman and traditional aristocrat from Okada Town in Edo State.
He currently holds the chieftaincy title of the Esama of the Benin Kingdom.
|Real Name:||Gabriel Igbinedion|
|Date of Birth:||September 11, 1934|
|Cheiftaincy Title:||Esama of the Benin|
|Spouse (s):||Lady Cherry Igbinedion|
|Children:||Lucky, Charles Peter, Hon. Omosede G. Igbinedion,Peter|
|Net Worth:||$250 million|
Gabriel Igbinedion was born on 11 September 1934, in Okada Town in Edo.The is currently the Esama of Benin in the Benin Kingdom.
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The title Esama of Benin in Benins, traditionally means the “Son of the People”, with responsibilities including assisting the poor in medial, monetary and private venture forms. He was once suspended from participating in palace activities in 2008.
He owns the record that the Oba of Benin did not declare Chief Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion as an enemy as it was widely circulated.
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The palace press release informed the general public that the suspension placed on Chief G.O. Igbinedion had been lifted on 13 June 2012.
Apart from been the Esama of Benin’s, Gabriel Igbinedionhas a business which includes an international property portfolio and a private TV and radio station, called Independent Radio (92.3 fm) and Television.
He owns a private bank, oil refinery, diamond, gold, marble mines over Africa, a private university name “Igbinedion University” this university is the first private university in Nigeria, located at Okada town.
He previously owned the now-defunct private airline, Okada Air, of over 40 aircraft (planes and helicopters). He has built numerous churches including a Grand Catholic Cathedral.
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Chief Igbinedion is married to Lady Cherry Igbinedion, a native of Jamaica And thier marriage was blessed with children including: Lucky, Charles Peter, Hon. Omosede G. Igbinedion,Peter was the Local Government chairman and Governor of Edo State.
His second Son Charles, was a Local Government chairman and one time Edo State Commissioner of Education, and Peter his third male child, was the managing director of the Nigerian Aviation Authority.
His daughter, Hon. Omosede G. Igbinedion is the former wife of Avan Akenzua, a dynastic Prince of Benin Kingdom.
She is the former member of the House of Representatives in Abuja as a representative of Ovia Federal Constituency in Edo State.
Chief Gabriel Igbinedion is currently one of the most richest man in Benin, Edo state with an estimated net worth of $250 million.
who is Gabriel Igbinedion wife ?
Gabriel Igbinedion wife is Lady Cherry Igbinedion
How Many children did Gabriel Igbinedion have?
has numerous children but the most noticeable once includes; Lucky, Charles Peter, Hon. Omosede G. Igbinedion,Peter