There are many Igbo billionaires in the country inspiring other Nigerians, and among them is a 36-year-old man identified as Joseph Ezeokafor (Jr.) popularly known as Jowi Zaza.
Legit.ng takes a look into the life of this young billionaire who is a lover of fast cars.
Below are seven facts about Jowi Zaza, the young billionaire who was one of those that displayed enormous wealth at Obi Cubana's mother's burial in Oba, Anambra state.
1. Born with a silver spoon
A native of Ekwulobia, Anambra state, Jowi Zaza was born into the family of Joseph Ezeokafor (Snr.). He grew up in the southeast, majorly in Anambra and Enugu states, DNB Stories Africa reports.
2. He is the CEO of Jezco Oil Nigeria Ltd
The billionaire businessman is the chief executive officer of Jezco Oil Nigeria Ltd, a multi-million dollar oil and gas firm founded by his father in 1980.
After eight years of its establishment, the company became a fully licensed oil service company and an independent marketer of petroleum products in 1988.
3. He schooled in Nigeria, London and the United States
After his secondary school education at Sacred Heart Seminary School Nsude, Enugu state, Jowi Zaza gained admission into Madonna University, Okija, where he obtained his degree.
He thereafter left for London, United Kingdom, to obtain his post-graduate degree from Coventry University London, United Kingdom.
The young man also holds a post-graduate business degree from the Kelce College of Business in Pittsburg, United States, which he acquired in 2013.
4. He likes fast cars
The billionaire businessman is crazy about exotic and supercars. Jowi Zaza’s cars are estimated to be worth millions of dollars. Some of the cars you will find in his garage include Bentley Continental Gt worth N78 million, Mercedes Benz 4matic worth N15 million, Brabus G wagon, and Rolls Royce Phantom, according to Wiki.
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5. He has houses in Nigerian, UK and the United States
Jowi Zaza has houses in Nigeria, the United Kingdom and the US. His houses in Nigeria are located in Banana Island and Chevron Drive in Lekki.
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The billionaire businessman, who was born on February 18, 1981, in the Ajegunle area of Lagos state, is the immediate younger brother to Nigerian award-winning musician, KCee.
The 40-year-old man is known for his luxurious lifestyle. His mansion in Banana Island is said to be worth over N1 billion.