Emeka Offor is a Nigeria businessman and entrepreneur with an estimated net worth of $5.8 billion dollars.
Mr. Emeka Offor is the chairman of the board of directors of EEDC and is the Manager of both the ERHC (Environmental Remediation Holding Corp) and the Chrome Group.
The business magnate was birthed in Kafanchan, Kaduna State, Nigeria on the 10th of February in 1957, and is a native of Oraifite, Ekausigo LGC, Anambra State, Nigeria.
Emeka was expelled from the Abbot Boys’ Secondary School, Anambra State, but went to enroll at the Merchant of Light Secondary School, where he obtained his Wasce result.
Years after, the entrepreneur started off with business while operating under his uncle as an apprentice. In 1994, he delved into the Nigerian oil and gas sector with he creation of the Chrome Group.
The group which was founded in 1994 by Emeka Offor is now known across other countries for several oil and gas services including maintenance of refineries, gas pipeline construction and digital inspection services delivery.
The group has served international oil production and distribution companies, Nigerian state governments and Federal government of Nigeria.
The Chrome Group also has international holdings and domestic holdings in telecommunications, power sector, and insurance industry.
He single-handedly made provision for over a million books, computers and school items to be delivered to Nigeria and other West African States for the purpose of educational transformation.
The Sir Emeka Offor Foundation (SEOF) has emerged the most important partner of BFA because of it’s nonprofit-oriented activities. It’ll become the largest private book donor in Africa after the completion of the $14 million dollar book project.
SEOF was established by Sir Emeka Offor to reduce the rate of poverty, and give life-changing opportunies to the marginalized and unprivileged individuals in Nigeria.
It was founded for humanitarian purposes, to make life better and easy for the marginalized communities or groups of people in Nigeria.
He believes people are not poor because they choose to be, but lack opportunities to make important contributions to their communities, and showcase their talents.
Mr. Emeka Offor also owns the most popular market plaza in Anambra State, which is worth millions of dollars. The market plaza named after Sir Emeka Offor and is the oldest in the State.
In 2016, he was awarded the International Service Award for a Polio-Free World by the Rotary International for his nonprofit contribution to the realization of a polio-free world and the eradication of polio.