Henry Iyke is a popular business tycoon, billionaire, and renowned philanthropist, well-known particularly in the South-Eastern part of Nigeria. While many people may be familiar with the names Obi Cubana, E-Money not many people know Chief Henry Iyke, the truth is; these three are friends and have been together for a while now. In this article, Carmart Nigeria shines the spotlight on the kind-hearted Henry Iyke, who has rekindled hope in the hearts of many in Anambra state through his philanthropic acts.
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Henry Iyke is from the Igbo tribe and he has made a tremendous impact in the southeastern part of Nigeria through his philanthropic foundation named Ifenalaife Foundation. An indigene of Anambra state, he was born in Uli, Ihiala Local Government Area. Chief Henry Iyke was born on the 4th of November, however, his birth year is not yet known.
Many people might assume Chief Henry Iyke was born with a silver spoon, but unfortunately, that was not the case. He didn’t give up even when he faced his darkest moments when he was extremely poor. He built his wealth from scratch through hard work and diligence. Currently, he is the Chief Executive Officer of Merimerid International Limited and also the founder of the Ifenalaife Foundation.
Henry Iyke Ifenalaife Foundation
Having suffered pain and poverty while he made his way to being a billionaire, Chief Henry Iyke has chosen to help many others and alleviate poverty as much as he can. He founded Ifenalaife Foundation, as an intervention to help the less-privileged and widows in his community in Uli, Anambra state.
The Ifenalaife Foundation is a registered and reputable foundation in Anambra state. This foundation caters to people’s needs under three programs which are: Education Support Program, Youth Empowerment Program, and Community Development Programs, Welfare and Health. Through the Education Support Program, the foundation offers awards and scholarships to outstanding pupils in the state. Currently, over 234 students have benefitted from this foundation.
Similarly, through the Youth Empowerment Program, Chief Henry Iyke has helped to reduce unemployment and poverty in the land of Uli by providing various skill acquisition programs like fashion and designing, ICT, Hairdressing, and other vocational training to youths who are thereafter empowered to begin their business.
The Community Development Program has catered for the welfare and health wellbeing of indigenes of the Uli community and Anambra at large. Recently, Chief Henry Iyke completed the construction of a 3-kilometer road in Uli Community, well equipped with street lights.
Henry Iyke Awards And Recognition
Through his remarkable work in Anambra state, Chief Henry Iyke has bagged various awards and recognitions both locally and internationally including the prestigious Education ICON award for educational services to society; AGPFI Ambassador For Peace by the Advocates For Global Peace Forum International( AGPFI); amongst others.
Henry Iyke Social Media
Chief Henry Iyke is active on his Instagram page where he is described as “iamIFE 1 of ALAIFE”. He has a growing fan base of over 235k followers. You can connect with him here.
Henry Iyke Net Worth
Chief Henry Iyke is a successful young billionaire who has positively impacted many lives. His net worth is estimated at 75 billion NGN.
Henry Iyke Cars
As much as Chief Henry Iyke loves to help humanity, he also does not shine away from buying the best for himself, particularly cars, Ife n ala ife was the first Nigerian to buy 2021 Rolls Royce Cullinan last year 2021. His garage is adorned with luxurious cars including Rolls Royce Cullinan, Range Rover, Mercedes Benz G-Wagon, and Lexus LX 570.
- Rolls Royce Cullinan
At about mid-last year, Chief Henry Iyke took to his social media by storm when he shared videos of his newly acquired Rolls-Royce Cullinan SUV which he got for over 350 million NGN. The Rolls Royce brand has always been known as a car for royalty, and indeed, Chief Henry Iyke proved his royal status by acquiring this luxurious car.
- Range Rover
The Range Rover is a classic car that boasts good Performance coupled with luxury. This vehicle costing over ₦50 million is one of Chief Henry Iyke’s favorite rides.
- Mercedes Benz G-Wagon
The G-Wagon promises a smooth driving experience as well as optimal handling. Fitted for both smooth and rough terrains, the G-Wagon remains a remarkable SUV for anyone who can afford it. This classic car costs 75-90 million NGN.
- Lexus Lx570