Imo State has been ranked among the top 5 richest states in Nigeria. According to a compilation by Nigeriainfopedia website, Imo ranked 5th on their list.
The report states that Imo state has been hospitable and accommodating for businesses and industralization to thrive. It further notes that the current rise in the economic strength is credited to our rich natural resources.
With a GDP of $14.24 billion, Imo state ranks 5th behind Oyo, Delta, Rivers and Lagos state topping the list.