As today marks International Women’s Day, we focus our attention on Madam Patricia Poku-Diaby, the richest woman in Ghana with an estimated net worth of $720 million.
Many women have risen from the background, smashed the glass ceiling and are making great exploits. The list of women firsts is countless and the list continues to get bigger.
The contribution to the growth and stability of societies coupled with the desire of women to see the total transformation is a story that will continue to be told until the end of time.
In this edition of Celebrity Facts & Life, we refocus our lenses on the life of Madam Patricia Poku-Diaby who qualifies to be described as a celebrity in the true sense of the word.
Who Is Patricia Poku-Diaby
Patricia Poku-Diaby is the richest woman in Ghana. But first, she is a Ghanaian businesswoman, a cocoa merchant and the Cheif Executive Officer of Plot Enterprise Ghana Limited.
In 2015, Patricia Poku-Diaby was named the eighth richest person in Ghana and the richest woman in Ghana, with a net worth of $720 million.
What Does Patricia Poku-Diaby Do?
Patricia Poku-Diaby just like all ordinary Ghanaian women did not have her rise as smooth as many think. In fact, she had to go through a lot of ups and downs in her journey to starting her first business.
She was initially involved in her family’s business of trading and transportation. After a successful business experience with so much knowledge, Madam Patricia set up the Plot Enterprise Group. This company is a Cocoa Processing Firm located in Ivory Coast and Ghana.
How Rich Is Madam Patricia Poku-Diaby?
According to a list of richest Ghanaians compiled by Goodman AMC in 2015, Madam Patricia Poku-Diaby was named as the eighth richest Ghanaian and the richest woman in Ghana with an estimated net worth of $720 million.
Her sources of income include Cocoa and Cotton Processing.
What Does Plot Enterprise Ghana Limited Do?
According to the business description on the official site of Plot Ghana Enterprise Ghana Limited, the company is registered in Ghana to undertake cocoa processing. The company has put up a factory in the highest cocoa producing area of western Ghana to process cocoa beans into cocoa butter and cocoa powder and thus adding value.
Apart from the acquisition of this state of the art and modern equipment, great care was taken to recruit and build a team with rich experience, capable of running the factory to the highest standards.