Peter Gregory Obi born on I9 July in 1961 is a Nigerian politician and businessman who was the vice presidential candidate in the 2019 Nigerian general election under the people's Democratic Party. He was the former governor of Anambra State serving from 17th March 2006 to 2nd November 2006, when he was impeached and from 9 February 2007 to 29 May 2007 after his impeachment was overturned. Although a fresh election was held on 29 April 2007, he was reappointed governor on 14th June 2007 after a court concluded that he should be allowed to complete a four year- term. He won in 6 February 2010 for a second term as a governor .
Obi was chairman of Next International Nigerial Limited,then chairman and director of Guardian Express Mortgage Bank Plc, Future Views Securities Limited,Paymaster Nigeria Limited,Chams Nigeria Limited,Data Corp Limited and Card Centre Limited. He was the youngest chairman of Fidelity Bank Plc.
In October 12,2018, Peter Obi was named the running mate to Atiku Abubakar ,the PDP's Presidential elections. His party came second. He got married to Margaret Brownson Usen in 1992 and together they have two children who are doing very well.
He has also achieved so much in education. The achievements are listed below :
Christ the King College,Onitsha(WASSCE)
University of Nigeria,Nsukka (B.A. Philosophy)
Lagos Business School, Nigeria( Chief Executive Program)
Harvard Business School,Nigeria( Chief Executive Program)
HarvardBusinessSchool,Boston,USA(changing the game)
London School of Economics(Financial management/Business policy)
Columbia Business School,New York,USA( marketing management)
Institute for Management Development, Switzerland (senior Executive Program)
Institute for Management development, Switzerland (Breakthrough program for CEOs)
Kellogg graduate school of management ,USA(Advanced Executive Program)
Kellogg graduate school of management,USA( Global Advanced Management Program)
Oxford University (Advanced Management and Leadership program)
Governor, Anambra state of Nigeria (2006-2014)
Honorary Special Adviser to the President on Finance(till May 2015)
Member,Presidential Economic Management Team(till May 2015)
He also did so many good things for the good people of Anambra while he was the state governor. Today we wish him a happy birthday as he turns 59. These are some of his pictures
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