No one they say came through under a good weather and perfect condition, for no smooth sea makes a skilled sailor. This is a short overview of an elder statesmen and as a matter of fact one of the big fishes in the political arena of this nation, one of the staunch and ardent supporter of people’s democratic party (PDP).
PETER OBI NET WORTH 2019, ASSET AND WEALTH
- PETER OBI BIOGRAPHY AND EDUCATION
Peter Obi who hailed from the commercial city in Nigeria who happened to be one of the trade zones that is visited almost by every trader and businessman Onitsha in Anambra state. he was given birth to in the year 1961 on 19 of July in Onitsha.
He started his academic career in the one of the noble secondary school in Onitsha Christ the King college where he sat for his secondary school leaving certificate. He further his education in the University of Nigeria Nsukka in the year 1980 where he carefully studies Philosophy and obtained his first degree in the field of Bachelor of Arts with an Honor attached to his certificate, he ended his university education in the year 1984.
HIS EARLY CAREER
Shortly after his first degree he worked and chaired several firms and organization which include;
chairman of Nigeria Security and Exchange Commission. Shortly after that, he dabbled into business after his first appointment which makes him the Chairman of Next international Nigeria Ltd. After this he moves on to break greater height as a business mogul he is and his love to work out the very best in his particular environment he found himself, he was made the chairman and the director of the Guardian Express Mortgage Bank Ltd one of the bank that involves in public financial transactions and other related financial services, he then was the chairman of Guardian Express Bank Plc which is also into banking and financial services to general populace, from where he was made the chairman and director of Future View Securities, shortly after this he was made the director in Paymaster Nigeria Ltd another business environment he has worked with and also chaired are as follow, Data Corp Ltd, Chams Nigeria Ltd and Card Centre Ltd. Also, in the entire history of Fidelity Bank till date, he was known to be the youngest chairman of this bank.
MARRIAGE AND CHILDREN
After sometimes he started working, the need to settled down arose, he married his wife in the year 1992 to a woman who has her maiden name as Margret Brownson Usen. This marriage was blessed with the fruits of the womb, his father-daughter by name is Gabriella Nwamaka Frances Obi. Shortly about 2 years after their first born, they gave birth to the first son of the house who by name is Gregory Peter Oseloka. This is the current name of his children.
PETER OBI ELECTIONS AND POLITICAL FIT ATTAINED
This man became so much relevant and popular in Anambra because he was known to always seek redress in the court of law and it is always definite for him to get back his mandate. We will be writing on a few of this. His first election where he contested as aspirant for the numbered seat of Anambra to lead his people for the next four years under the platform was under the platform of All Progressives Grand Alliance Party (APGA) then contested for the top seat in Anambra in the year 2003 with one of his strongest opponents Chris Nige who was contesting under the people’s democratic party (PDP) which the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) ruled his opponent as the winner of the election, this was a rude shock to Peter Obi and he approached court to seek redress and a litigation so as to claimed his mandate and also set the records straight, this took about 3 years before his mandate was given to him and he won in the court of Appeal in the year 2006. After his swearing in as the Governor of Anambra state, after he has barely stayed 7 months in office a motion of impeachment was raised by the house of the Assembly of his state to relinquish him of power and as the number serving a member of the state in the same year 2006 on the 2 of November.
Immediately after his impeachment as a sitting Governor, another record was set as he was made to hand over to his Deputy who happened to be a female and also make her the first female Governor in the history of Anambra her name is Virginia Etiaba. As his usual he has a belief in the judicial system of the government, he approached a court of appeal to seek a redress for his impeachment and on February 19, 2007, he was reinstated by the Court as the sitting governor and his deputy handed over power back to him.
He ended his tenure after the general election where Andy defeated him as the Governor on May 29, 2007. Again, this legal believer returns back to court to play his card, he stood on the ground that his tenure started immediately after his election in the appeal court, this claimed was upheld by the supreme court and returned Peter Obi back as the Governor of Anambra state. this terminated his assumed successor tenure as a governor has he have to move out of the office for Peter Obi to spend his tenure till the year 2010 before any election could be conducted so as to leave office as a Governor of the state.
PETER OBI SECOND TIME IN OFFICE AS A GOVERNOR OF ANAMBRA STATE.
After reclaiming his mandate in the year 2007 to serve his tenure till 2010, he re-contested as the governor the state after a tough and fierce battle between the him and the then Central Bank Governor in the person of Professor Charles Soludo where he defeated him to continue his second tenure as the serving governor of the state. he later completed his tenure and Willie Obiano came into office as his successor.
In his days as the governor of Anambra state, a lot of things are recorded on his profile and also was seen as a transparent leader and also many new innovations were seen during his era. He was also known to be prudent about the finances of the state and reduced unnecessary expenditures of the government.
PETER OBI NET WORTH AND ASSET
Currently, his net worth is now made public and the platform has his current estimation, but with his cars and other things are seen with this man, one can judge he is very influential and wealthy.
CONCLUSION ON PETER OBI NET WORTH 2019, ASSETS AND WEALTH
We have so far written on all you need to know about this man and his profile also.