Gov. Peter Gregory OBIAge: 59 years1961–
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|Birth|| July 19, 1961|
Governor of Anambra StateMarch 17, 2006 (Age 44 years)
Agulu, Anaocha L.G.A, Anambra State, Nigeria
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Gov. Peter Gregory OBI
Birth: July 19, 1961 — Onitsha, Onitsha North L.G.A, Anambra State, Nigeria
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Occupation: Governor of Anambra State — March 17, 2006
Margaret BROWNSON USEN
Gabriella Nwamaka Frances OBI
Peter Oseloka OBI
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Governor of Anambra State, Nigeria
After many years of resisting traditional chieftaincy titles from Igbo traditional rulers, the outgoing governor of Anambra State, His Excellency Peter Obi has finally bowed to a compelling pressure and was crowned Okwute Ndigbo - Okwute of Igbo land
His Majesty Obi of Onitsha, Nnaemeka Achebe, The traditional ruler of Onitsha Kingdom bestowed him the crown and was assisted by many Southeast traditional rulers s including Igwe K. O Orizu of Nnewi, Igwe P. C. Ezenwa of Oba and Igwe Onwuneme of Ikenga.
Many leaders and monarchs that grace the occasion were Attah of Igala, the Chairman, Southeast Council of Traditional rulers, Eze Cletus Ilomuanya, Anambra Governor-elect, Chief Willie Obiano, his deputy, Dr Nkem Okeke, Chief Victor Umeh and many other dignitaries.
Prince Chinedu Idigo, a former governorship aspirant in Anambra State was the Chairman of the planning committee, who praised Obi richly for his achievement and humility.
Speaking on behalf of South East traditional rulers, Obi of Onitsha, Nnaemeka Achebe thanked the out-going governor for his affirmative consistency and eight years of enriching the Anambra State with multiple achievements. He said that anticipation of Governor Obi into the office of the presidency is worthwhile and valid.
Governor Obi was appreciative of the title and called for better Igbo land and Nigeria for all. His wife Margaret Obi was also decorated with the title of Ona Chinyelu Diya
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Gov. Peter Gregory OBI, governor of Anambra State (on March 17, 2006), was born on July 19, 1961 in Onitsha, Onitsha North L.G.A, Anambra State, Nigeria.
Gov. Peter Gregory OBI had 2 children.