Peter Obi Biography: Age, Net Worth, Wife, Daughter, Businesses, Political Party, House, Presidential Race & Running Mate
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|Stage Name:||Peter Gregory Obi|
|Real Name:||Peter Obi|
|Date Of Birth/Age:||19 July 1961 (61 Years Old)|
|Place of Birth:||Onitsha, Anambra state, Nigeria|
|Marital Status:||Married (to Margaret Brownson Usen)|
|Education:||University Of Nigeria, Nsukka|
Peter Obi Biography
Peter Gregory Obi is a Nigerian politician and businessman of Igbo origins born in the Eastern part of the country.
The Onitsha native holds a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. Like most graduates, though, he didn’t end up practising what he had studied at school.
He delved into business instead and became a wealthy businessman in no time.
The lure of politics was too much, so he joined the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and became its governorship candidate for Anambra. Thanks to the blessings of the late Emeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, he won the election in his first attempt.
Although he was impeached along the line, he ended up reclaiming his seat through the courts and serving two terms as governor.
Along the line, he left the APGA for the PDP, where he became a running mate to its presidential flagbearer, Atiku Abubakar. At the moment, though, he’s a presidential candidate himself on the platform of the Labour Party.
Peter Obi stands out for his frugality despite his wealth. For this reason, some people have described him as stingy. He isn’t. He is current the symbol of the possibility of a new Nigeria.
Peter Obi turned 61 in July. 2022.
Peter Obi is a multi-billionaire (naira). His net worth in dollars is said to be about $15 million.
Peter Obi’s wife is an Efik woman known as Margaret Brownson Usen.
Peter Obi’s daughter is Gabriella Nwamaka Frances Obi.
Peter Obi is a man with his hands on several piles, from banking to importation. Some of the organizations he served include Next International Nigeria Ltd, Chairman and Director of 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. He was the youngest chairman of Fidelity Bank Plc.
Peter Obi is a member of the Labour Party. He was formerly a member of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), which earned him the governorship seat in Anambra. He then switched to the Peoples Democratic Party and now the Labour Party.
You wouldn’t find Peter Obi bragging about his house. As a public figure, details about his home are understandably not public.
Peter Obi began his presidential odyssey this year when he picked the nomination form of the Peoples Democratic Party. Out of principle, and unwilling to accept some shady dealings in the party, he resigned his membership.
He switched to the Labour Party, where he began inspiring a generation to rise and give birth to the Nigeria they had always desired. The Obidient movement was born.
Peter Obi’s running mate is Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed, a 53-year-old from Zaria in Kaduna state. Like his principal, the accomplished economist was formerly part of the Peoples Democratic Party.
Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed is a graduate of the University of Westminster and the founder of the Baze University in Abuja.
Below are some frequently asked questions about Peter Obi and the answers to them.
Where is Peter Obi from?
What is Peter Obi's Instagram handle?
Who is Peter Obi's wife?
What is Peter Obi's full name?
Does Peter Obi have a son?
Who is the daughter of Peter Obi?
How many siblings does Peter Obi have?
Peter Obi appears to be the one in the limelight the most. The other of his siblings who is most talked about is the Catholic Priest, Fabian Obi.
What is Obi's net worth?
Still, the public has been doing the talking. Conservative estimates of his net worth range from between $10 million and $15 million.
When was Peter Obi born?
Who is Peter Obi's younger brother?
Not much is known a out his younger brother, Ndibe Obi.