Peter Obi Biography: Wife, News, Age, Cars, Net Worth, House, Campaign, Contact Number, Party, Presidential Ambition, Children, Daughter, Wikipedia

Peter Obi Biography: Wife, News, Age, Cars, Net Worth, House, Campaign, Contact Number, Party, Presidential Ambition, Children, Daughter, Wikipedia

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Biography

Peter Gregory Obi CON, who was born on July 19, 1961, is a Nigerian politician and businessman. He ran as the People’s Democratic Party’s vice-presidential candidate in the 2019 Nigerian general election (P.D.P) and aspired to be Nigeria’s president in the 2023 election.

He is also a presidential candidate in Nigeria’s general election in 2023. He served as governor of Anambra State from 17 March 2006 to 2 November 2006, when he was impeached, and from 9 February 2007 to 29 May 2007, after his impeachment was overturned.

Even though a new election was held on April 29, 2007, Peter Obi has reappointed governor on June 14, 2007, following a court ruling that he should be allowed to complete a four-year term. He was re-elected to a second term during the gubernatorial election on February 6, 2010.

Peter Obi
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Wiki Facts & About Data
Real Name: Peter Gregory Obi CON
Stage Name: Peter Obi
Born: 19 July 1961 (age 61 years old)
Place of Birth: Onitsha, Anambra, Nigeria
State Of Origin: Anambra State
Nationality: Nigerian
Height: 1.55 m
Parents: Mr and Mrs Obi
Siblings: Bibiana Adani, Ndibe Obi, Fabian Obi, Martina Obi
Wife • Spouse: Margaret Brownson Usen (m. 1992)
Girlfriend • Partner: N/A
Children: Gabriella Nwamaka Frances Obi, Gregory Peter Oseloka Obi
Occupation: Politician • Businessman
Net Worth: US$10 million

Early Life & Education

Peter Obi was born in Onitsha on July 19, 1961. He is an indigene of Anambra State, Nigeria. His siblings are Bibiana AdaniNdibe ObiFabian Obi, and Martina Obi. Aged 61, he was born to Mr and Mrs Obi.

He finished his secondary school education at Christ the King College in Onitsha. He entered the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, in 1980 and graduated in 1984 with a B. A (Hons) in philosophy.

Peter Obi attended Lagos Business School in Nigeria, where he completed his Chief Executive Program, and Harvard Business School in Boston, Massachusetts, where he completed two programs, the London School of Economics, Columbia Southwest School in New York, New York, USA, and the Institute for Management Development in Switzerland, where he also obtained two certificates in Senior Executive Program and Chief Executive Officers Program.

Peter Obi also studied at the Kellogg Graduate School of Management in the United States. The Oxford University Said Business School, and the Cambridge University George Business School.

Career

On July 19, 1961, Peter Obi was born in Onitsha, Nigeria. He finished his secondary education at Christ the King College in Onitsha. He enrolled at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, in 1980 and graduated in 1984 with a B. A (Hons) in philosophy.

He attended Lagos Business School in Nigeria, where he completed his Chief Executive Officers program, and Harvard Business School in Boston, Massachusetts, where he completed two programs, the London School of Economics, Columbia Southwest School in New York, New York, USA, and the Institute for Management Development in Switzerland, where he also received two certificates in Senior Executive Program and Chief Executive Officers Program. In addition, he attended the Kellogg Graduate School of Management in the United States, Oxford University‘s Said Business School, and Cambridge University‘s George Business School.

Peter Obi resigned from office on May 29, 2007, following the general elections, which Emmanuel Nnamdi Uba won. He went back to court, this time claiming that the four-year term he won in the 2003 elections only began to run when he took office in March 2006. On June 14, 2007, the Supreme Court of Nigeria upheld Peter Obi‘s claim and reinstated him in office.

This effectively ended the tenure of Peter Obi‘s successor, Andy Uba, whose election on 14 April 2007 was overturned by the Supreme Court because Obi’s four-year tenure should have continued until March 2010.

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared Peter Obi the winner of the 2010 Anambra State gubernatorial election, defeating Professor Charles Chukwuma Soludo, former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria. Governor Peter Obi‘s election victory extended his tenure as governor of Anambra State for another four years. He completed his second term on March 17, 2014, and handed over the governorship to Willie Obiano.

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan appointed Peter Obi as the Nigerian Securities and Exchange Commission chairman following the 2015 general election (SEC).

On October 12, 2018, Peter Obi was named as Atiku Abubakar‘s running mate in the Peoples Democratic Party’s presidential election bid in Nigeria. His party came in second place.

On March 24, 2022, Peter Obi declared his intention to run for President of Nigeria on the Peoples Democratic Party platform.

Personal Life

Peter Obi married Margaret Brownson Usen in 1992, and the couple has two children. His daughter is named Gabriella Nwamaka Frances Obi, and a son named Gregory Peter Oseloka Obi. He’s a devout Catholic.

Net Worth

Peter Obi, the former governor of Anambra State and vice-presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2019 general elections, stated that he was a trader who ventured into banking before becoming governor. Peter Obi owns the larger shares but not the owner of Fidelity Bank and Hero Lager Beer.

He was also an engineer at South African Breweries. We believe Peter Obi was a billionaire in naira with an estimated net worth of about US$10 million, even before becoming governor of Anambra state.

Social Media

  • Twitter: @PeterObi
  • Facebook: @PeterObiGregory



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