Peter Obi is a Nigerian politician and businessman who is popularly known as ‘Okwute’ which means the rock in Nigeria.
Peter Obi Age and Early life
Obi was born on July 19, 1961, he is 61 years 0ld.
Peter Obi family
He is the second born of the family of five, he has two brothers and two sisters namely Bibiana Adani, Fabian Chinwuba Obi, Josephat Ndibe Obi, Martina Obi. However, details about his parents are not available.
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Peter Obi Wife
The prominent businessman got married to Margaret Brownson Usen in 1992. The couple have two children a boy and a girl.
Peter Obi Education background
Obi attended Christ did his West Africa Secondary School Certificate (WASC) in Christ the King College in Onitisha. Later in 1980 he got admission in the University of Nigeria where he graduated with Bachelor of Art (BA) in Philosophy in 1984.
He also did Chief Executive Program in Lagos business school, then to Harvard business school, Boston in the USA, where he did two programs in Mid to Mid Marketing. He also attended Cambridge University at George Business School where he did Advanced Leadership Program.
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Peter Obi Career
The famous Nigerian began his career as a trader, following in his father’s footsteps. He then joined the banking sector for a few years and held various roles in a few high-profile banking and other financial institution some of the companies Obi worked for include Fidelity Bank, Card Center Ltd, Corp Ltd, Chums Nigeria, Paymaster Nigeria, Future View Securities, and Guardian Express Mortgage Bank Limited.
He then worked for different companies in various positions including chairman of Guardian Express Mortgage Bank, Ltd, Future Views Securities, Ltd, Paymaster Nigeria Plc and Next International (Nigeria) Ltd.
On March 24, 2022, Obi declared his intention to contest the 2023 presidency under the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
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Peter Obi Net Worth
The renowned politician’s net worth is $10 million. This wealth has primarily come from his numerous business ventures.