Nigerian politicians are well known for their flamboyant lifestyle even in the midst of so much lack among the people they serve.
Orji Uzor Kalu is not left out of this display of affluence. The former governor of Abia state is the proud owner of an exotic 400 room mansion which sits magnificently in his home town of Igbere, Bende LGA in Abia State.
The estate which is otherwise known as Camp Neya derives it name from Uzor Kalu’s daughter, Neya Uzor Kalu. The jaw dropping structure which was erected in 1998 houses over 400 rooms comprising of more than 36 jumbo sized sitting rooms, 12 room presidential lodge, Governors’ lodge for all the 36 states and FCT. It also has a 5000 capacity conference hall, a banquet hall, a Karaoke hall, 22 Kitchens, 102 toilets, 76 Bathrooms, 187 bedrooms, a golf course, a foothball pitch, an olympic sized swimming pool, one indoor swimming pool, basket ball court, lawn tennis court, sports centre, a church, a mosque, a bush bar, a filling station, ATM machines, a clinic, children’s recreation centre, an ICT centre, several gardens, a police post, a military detachment.
Uzor Kalu who is the chairman of SLOK Holding, the Daily Sun and New Telegraph newspapers in Nigeria, was listed on Forbes Africa’s 50 richest in 2015 with a net worth of $330M.