Peter Gregory Obi is a Nigerian politician and businessman who was the vice presidential candidate in the 2019 Nigerian general election under the People’s Democratic Party. Formerly he served as the governor of Anambra State. He was born on the 19th of July 1961 at Onitsha , Anambra State. He graduated from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, in 1980, with a B.A (Hons) in philosophy in 1984.
Peter Obi started his career in business. Peter was so successful he became one amongst the wealthiest businessmen in the south-east. He later became the Chairman of Next International Nigeria Ltd, Chairman, and Director of Guardian Express Mortgage Bank Ltd, Guardian Express Bank Plc, Paymaster Nigeria Ltd, Future View Securities Ltd, Data Corp Ltd, Chams Nigeria Ltd and Card Center Ltd. Peter Obi also became the youngest chairman of Fidelity Bank plc. He was appointed by former President Goodluck Jonathan in 2015 as Chairman of the Security and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Peter Obi also began a career in politics when he was elected as the governor of Anambra state under APGA political party.
Estimated Net Worth: $4.2 Billion