5. Water pumps
Mobile water pumps were next in line for the business-savvy Indimi. He tells the story in a Forbes interview of how he bought mobile water pumps for about $1.3 million and sold them to make a fortune under the Obasanjo administration.
In 1991, while still in the water pump business, Indimi also moved into the oil business, for which he is known throughout Africa today.
Now we move to Aliko Dangote and the secrets behind his wealth: