Five Things You Should Know About Peter Obi

Five Things You Should Know About Peter Obi

The former governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, was chosen by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate to be his running mate and here are five things about him:

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  1. Peter Obi has only two children, a daughter and a son. Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia gives their names as Gabriella Nwamaka Obi who is two years older than her brother, Gregory Oseloka Obi.
  2. He was born on July 19, 1961, and graduated from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka in 1980 with a degree in Philosophy.
  3. Obi spent eight years and seven months as the governor of Anambra State. He was sworn in as governor of Anambra State on 17 March 2006. However, on 2 November 2006, he was impeached after seven months in office. He took the matter to court, he won and was reinstated on 9 February 2007.
  4. He is a staunch Catholic and also a Papal Knight of the Order of St. Sylvester.
  5. He was a former Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission appointed by former President Goodluck Jonathan in April 2015.

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