Ever heard of the phrase “Be Obedient and Yusful”? Well, he is called the ruler of the Obedient group. And we are talking to no other than Peter Obi.
In this post, you will discover Peter Obi’s biography; some may know him as a multimillionaire or as a former governor of Anambra State and a successful businessman. What some might know is that he previously worked in the private sector before entering politics.
Keep reading to know more about his full biography.
Peter Obi Biography
Peter Gregory Obi (born July 19, 1961) is a businessman, politician, and business tycoon from Nigeria. In May 2022, he was nominated as the Labour Party’s candidate for Nigeria’s presidential election holding February 2023.
Can Peter Obi bring about a political balance in Nigeria? That’s the question young Nigerians keep asking.
The hometown of Peter Obi is Agulu, in Anaocha Local Government Area of Anambra State. He attended Christ the King College in Onitsha for his secondary school education before graduating with a philosophy degree from the University of Nigeria in Nsukka in 1984.
Peter Obi is a true businessman; he has held several managerial positions in various businesses. He was notably the youngest Chairman of Fidelity Bank Plc. The most notable of these companies are Next International Nigeria Limited, Guardian Express Bank Plc, Future View Securities, etc.
Gregory Peter Oseloka and Gabriella Nwamaka Frances Obi are the products of Peter Obi’s happy marriage to Margaret Brownson Usen.
Onitsha, the state capital of Anambra, is where he was born. He was referred to by his family and friends as “OKWUTE,” which is Swahili for “ROCK.”
Peter Obi Career:
Peter Obi’s intelligence and business savvy helped him build a prosperous career in business. He held a range of management and business positions at several illustrious companies. Among the businesses he has worked for are some of the following:
Future View Securities Ltd., Card Centre Ltd, Chams Nigeria Ltd, Next International Nigeria Ltd, Guardian Express Bank Plc, Guardian Express Mortgage Bank Ltd
Paymaster Lagos Limited.
He was also chosen by Nigeria’s former President Goodluck Ebele Johnathan to lead the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) (SEC).
Peter Obi Net worth:
Peter Obi started as a trader before moving into banking to become the governor of Anambra. We estimate that before becoming the governor of Anambra, he was already worth $10 million in naira because he was also an engineer for South African Breweries. Obi is now running for president in the 2023 general elections on behalf of the Labour Party.
Performances of Peter Obi:
1. After becoming the governor of Anambra state, Nigeria. He was impeached but was able to regain his authority thanks to a court victory.
2. He was one of the first governors to receive a national award in 2011 while still in office.
3. He requested an interpretation of the governor’s term from INEC after learning that Anambra State could hold elections even though his term as governor had not yet come to an end. And later finished the rest of his term because of this.
4. He was first reinstated by the courts following a legal challenge to his illegitimate impeachment in Nigeria.
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The king of the obedient group is loved and cherished by most of the Nigerian Youths, and currently running for the seat of the presidency. With all, that’s said about him, it’s no joke that he is a real business tycoon and a hardworking one at that.