Peter Obi is a Nigerian businessman and politician who was the governor of Anambra from March to November 2006, February to May 2007, and June 2007 to March 2014.
Peter Obi: Net Worth and Profile Summary
|Real Name||Peter Gregory Obi|
|Popular Name||Peter Obi|
|Date Of Birth||19 July 1961|
|Age||61 years old|
|Birthplace||Onitsha, Anambra state|
|Profession||Businessman and Politician|
|Height||5 feet 6 inches (1.68m)|
|Weight||60 kg (132 lbs)|
|Father’s Name:||Mr. Josephat Oni|
|Mother’s Name:||Mrs. Agnes Obi|
|Siblings:||Fabian, Martina, Ndibe and Bibiana Obi|
|Wife:||Margaret Brownson Obi|
|Children:||Gabriella Frances and Gregory Obi|
|Net Worth||$10 million|
Peter Obi: Net Worth
Even before becoming governor of Anambra state, Obi was a naira billionaire with a net worth of almost $10 million.
Peter Obi: Biography
Peter Obi completed his high school studies at Christ the King College in Onitsha. He was admitted to the University of Nigeria in 1980 and graduated with a B.A. (Hons) in philosophy in 1984.
Peter Obi attended Lagos Business School, where he completed the Chief Executive Program; Harvard Business School, where he completed two major programs; the London School of Economics, Columbia Business School, and the International Institute for Management Development, where he received certificates in the Senior Executive Program and the Chief Executive Officer Program.
He also studied at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, Oxford University’s Sad Business School, and Cambridge University’s Judge Business School.
Peter Obi: Age, Height and Weight
Peter Obi was born 19 July 1961 and he was born 61 years old. He is 5 feet 6 inches (1.68m) tall and she weighs 60 kg (132 lbs).
Peter Obi: Career
Before entering politics, Obi was a businessman. Obi, according to himself, began his life as a trader, having been born into a trading family before entering the corporate sector. He held positions of authority in a few private businesses.
Next International Nigeria Ltd, Guardian Express Mortgage Bank Ltd, Guardian Express Bank Plc, Future View Securities Ltd, Paymaster Nigeria Ltd, Chams Nigeria Ltd, Data Corp Ltd, and Card Centre Ltd are among the firms he has worked for. He was Fidelity Bank Plc’s youngest chairman.
Obi was elected governor on March 17, 2006. After seven months in office, he was impeached by the state house of assembly on November 2, 2006, and was replaced the next day by Virginia Etiaba, his deputy, becoming Nigeria’s first female governor. Obi successfully appealed his impeachment and was reinstated as governor by the Court of Appeal sitting in Enugu on 9 February 2007. Following the court verdict, Etiaba returned power to him.
On March 24, 2022, Peter Obi proclaimed his desire to compete for President of Nigeria on the Peoples Democratic Party platform, but then withdrew and announced he would run on the Labour Party platform instead. According to the Peoples Gazette, Peter Obi resigned his membership in the Peoples Democratic Party on May 24th. Obi reportedly complained about widespread delegate bribery and vote buying during the party’s presidential primaries, noting the existence of a party clique working against him.