Top Richest Gambians And Net worth 2021.
The question ‘who are the richest persons in Gambia’ is yet to be given a clear answer.
Although this is a good question because the country has produced men that could act in that capacity.
But there is no published article by Forbes with respect to the top richest people in the Gambia
But recently, there have been multiple speculations on social media with respect to the richest people in The Gambia.
These speculations may, however, be true but have not been officially baptized by the bodies notable for doing that.
These bodies are Forbes, Wikipedia, and the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.
Forbes is an American business magazine, that publishes bi-weekly, it features original articles on finance, industry, investing, and marketing topics.
Wikipedia is a multilingual, web-based, free encyclopedia based on a model of openly editable and viewable content, a wiki.
It is the largest and most popular general reference work on the World Wide Web and is one of the most popular websites by Alexa rank.
While Bloomberg Billionaires Index is a daily ranking of the world’s richest people.
Meanwhile, these three great authorities (Forbes, Wikipedia, and the Bloomberg Billionaires Index) have not answered the question ” who are the top richest Gambians”
However, our term experts have been doing their best to get the puzzle solved.
There are so many reasons that may have necessitated the non-release of this precious list by the above authorities who are notable for doing that…
And that reason is because of the relatively poor development and industrialization in the Gambia.
Gambian is founded on 18 February 1965.
According to Wikipedia, Gambia is a small West African country, bounded by Senegal, with a narrow Atlantic coastline. It’s known for its diverse ecosystems around the central Gambia River.
The country’s capital is located in Banjul.
Furthermore, the country’s currency is Gambian Dalasi.
The Gambia has English as its official language.
Meanwhile, the world bank had recorded that Gambia population in 2017 was 2.101 million
Making the country one of the lest most populated countries in West African countries.
As at current, the country led by President Adama Barrow.
In answering the question, ”who are the top richest people in the Gambia?” The following below are our possible answers
Top Richest Gambians And Net worth
Basiru Jawara has reputed the Richest Person in the Gambia.
Although this claim is for substantial reasons, Kombo Gunjur’s Alieu Conteh has also been predicated or perhaps projected as the wealthiest person in the Gambia.
These two men have become a subject of great deliberation among the Gambians.
Alhaji Bashiru trades in diamonds and as an internationally licensed diamond dealer, trades his diamonds and his numerous other businesses in countries like Botswana, Lesotho, South Africa, Sierra Leone, Switzerland, Antwerp, Belgium and Hatton Gardens in London.
Alhaji Bashiru was the first imported Mercedes Benz into The Gambia in 1966. An achievement that has always live to speak for him.
Alhaji Bashiru is reputed the first Gambian to enter into the hotel industry in 1979 when he bought Wadner Beach Hotel
Similarly, in 1982, he purchased a second, Fajara Hotel which boasts one of the largest and most lush grounds in the country. This made him more famous and well respected by all.
Consequently, Alhaji Bashiru is today the proud owner of large real estate in The Gambia.
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Alhaji Bashiru has contributed to several spheres in the nation-building of his country through his numerous systematic employment of economic tools…
2. Alieu Conteh
Kombo Gunjur’s Alieu Conteh
Alieu BM Conteh was born in a very poor family in 1952
for him to succeed, he had to cross so many borders in search of a better life for himself and the family which was very poor.
consequently, he made his way to the USA, where he stayed until he changed his story.
According to Lamin Dibba, the former deputy editor-in-chief of the Daily “Alieu BM Conteh suddenly left Gunjur and his whereabouts was unknown. Some thought he was dead until in the late 1980s when he returned on a visit. He came with a lot of cars. His brother, who was living in extreme poverty, couldn’t believe his eyes when he saw him.”
In 1981, he moved to Congo, a mineral-rich country.
It is on record that Alieu was exporting coffee beans to the United Kingdom.
However, during the civil war in 1996-1997, he lost almost everything in the countryside to the rebels.
Meanwhile, he consequently ventured into a mobile telecommunications company, Congolese Wireless Network (CWN) in 1999 with just 4000 subscribers. From where he was established.
As of current, Alieu is also involved in so many other businesses.
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Dr. Amadou Samba is the Managing Director of Gamwater Corporation. A Corporation in which 99% of the resources are attributed to Dr. Samba.
Dr. Amadou Samba in the likeness of Aliko Dangote of Nigeria is the only Gambian that owns a cement factory, ( Gacem company Ltd)
Meanwhile, it is also on record that Dr. Samba is the chairman of the board of directors of social security and housing financing corporation.
Amadou Samba is also one of the basic shareholders of the following multi-million-dollar Corporation, Elton Oil (Gambia ) ltd, Gam-petroleum Storage Facility Company Ltd, Gemveg Oil Ltd, etc.
In-fact Amadou Samba is considered the richest businessman in the Gambia by the Gambians.
4. Muhammed Jah
Muhammed Jah got a scholarship to study Islamic Studies in Saudi Arabia. From where his vision of becoming among the top investors in the Gambia manifested.
The story had it that Muhammed Jah is a very generous person who likes helping people, but he nevertheless tasked himself to save some money for himself which he later used and started a business.
Muhammed Jah owns one of the top training centers in the Gambia.
He is the owner of Quantumnet, QTV (Gambia’s second TV station)
It is also on record that Muhammed Jah is the CEO of Qcell, which is reputed to the biggest GSM company in the Gambia… Top Richest Gambians
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