Samuel Ortom is a Nigerian politician, businessman, and also the current governor of Benue state. Samuel Ortom is among the successful politicians in the north-central part of the country.
he has a lot of reputation in almost every home in Benue state despite been the governor of Benue state, Samuel Ortom was once a minister for trade and also a supervising minister.
This shows that he has achieved a lot before he gets to the position where he is now. There is a lot of query about Samuel Ortom's net worth, many people in Benue want to know how much exactly does Samuel Ortom makes in the years of his political career.
Well, when it comes to net worth Samuel Ortom is a bit rich compared to some governors in the country and this is because he was once a minister.
In this context, we are going to evaluate all of Samuel Ortom's earnings and we are going to declare his net worth.
Samuel Ortom Biography
Before we jump into Samuel Ortom's net worth we need to look at his biography and lifestyle.
Samuel Ortom was born and raised in the city of Benue State in the north-central part of the country, the veteran politician was born on the 23 of April 1961 right now he is over 61 years old.
Samuel Ortom did both his primary and secondary school in Benue state, Samuel Ortom didn’t grow up in a wealthy family, after he graduated from high school he has to quit education and look for a job
Samuel Ortom was once a bus driver, with the job he was able to raise something that will sponsor his education. Samuel Ortom attended Ahmadu bello university Zaria and that’s where he bag for a Diploma.
Samuel Ortom has gone through a lot before he has reached the stage where he is now. As you can see in his family background and lifestyle he has driven a bus to earn a living and yet he still makes it.
Like said earlier we are going to determine Samuel Ortom's net worth by simply evaluating all that he earns in politics.
Also bear in mind that this net worth is only based on the income he made in politics that’s all, we didn’t include any other money that he makes from another profession.
Let’s dive into Samuel Ortom net worth
Samuel Ortom Political earnings
Sometimes it very hard to know the actual net worth of Nigerian politician and this is because most of the sources on the internet doesn’t give an accurate amount of their net worth.
Many sites out there declare net worth without giving concrete proof, here on Naija's Net worth we made a proven evaluation and we declare somebody’s net worth. And I think this will make our audience believe in what we wrote.
So let’s calculate Samuel Ortom's net worth.
Samuel Ortom has been on a different political stage in Nigerian, as you can see from the above, he was once a supervising minister and also a minister. This alone shows that he has made a lot during his political career.
So the best way to determine Samuel Ortom's net worth is to make a rough estimate of how much did he makes from each of these political stages and sum them all together.
But before we start Let's have a recap of all the positions Samuel Ortom has been through in the years of his political career.
1. Minister of trade and investment
2. Supervising minister, Nigeria federal ministry of Aviation
3. Governor of Benue state
So let’s see how much did she make from each of these political stages.
Let’s first start with the minister of trade and investment, according to the research we have conducted we found out that Samuel Ortom was once the minister of trade and investment for 4 years starting from 2011 to 2015.
The main problem here is how much did he make in total as a Nigerian minister?? Well, the answer to that will always be anonymous and this is because no one can say exactly how much he makes as a minister.
The only thing we can do is to make a rough estimate. According to a site on the internet, it was reported that that Nigerian minister earns N2 million annually that is they make N168, 000 monthly.
So if we are to estimate how much did he earned from these 4 years it will be an estimated income of N8 million.
Well not bad.
The second number on the list is the supervising minister, according to his profile on Wikipedia it was reported that Samuel Ortom was only a supervising minister for only 7 months.
Based on the above evaluation if we are to make a rough estimate of how much did he makes from these 7 month it will be an estimated income of N1.5 million.
The last political position is the governor of Benue state, so let’s estimate how much did he make as a governor of Benue state.
We all know that Samuel Ortom has been the governor of Benue state for 6 years now and according to the internet Nigerian governors have a monthly income of N2.2 million Monthly.
So if we are to evaluate how much did he make from these 6 years as a governor of Benue state it will be an estimated income of N158 million.
Well, this is a lot; this shows that he makes more than fortunes as a governor of Benue state.
With the above statements we can be able to predict Samuel Ortom's net worth, so let’s end the content by declaring Samuel Ortom's net worth.
Samuel Ortom Net worth
Samuel Ortom's net worth is estimated at around N167 million and he is among the politicians that come from a poor family, he was once a bus driver, he has been through a lot of difficulties before he gets to the stage where he is today. He serves as an inspiration to many youths in his state