We'll start with Gov Peter Obi, here are some things you might not know about him.
Education background includes; University of Nigeria Nsukka, Lagos Business School, Harvard Business School, London School of Economics, Columbia Business School USA, Institute Of Management Development Switzerland,
He won his first election as governor of Anambra under a relatively unknown APGA party, these speaks well to his positive personality. The people voted him for who they knew he is, regardless party affiliations. And they were right.
Now let's move on to family:
He's happily married Mrs Margaret Brownson Obi and has two children.
His personal net worth places him among the richest igbo men in the country.
Now to the best part: ACHIEVEMENTS. Which is something the current administration can't boast of which is why they are still "promising" ahead of a 2nd term election.
Anambra state under Governor Petee Obi, was the first state to commence Sub-Sovereign Wealth savings, the first of its kind in Sub-Saharan Africa, at a time many other governors were leaving huge debts, he left $500M in investments.
★The Nigerian Debt Mgt office DMO rated Anambra as least indebted state in Nigeria. In spite of visible and measurable achievements recorded in several sectors
★His policies on education helped Anambra move from 24/36 states to 1/36 for 3 consecutive years in both NECO and WAEC, which made the World Bank to commission a study led by the renowned professor
★ Through partnership with voluntary agencies and a $50 million grant made available for such agencies, his government funded the transformation of
- Iyienu Hospital, Ogidi
- St Charles Borromeo Hospital, Onitsha
- St Joseph Hospital, Adazi- Nnukwu
where heart operations are now being performed. These partnerships led to a big boost in the health sector in Anambra state.
★ His government also won the
★Boreholes were provided in schools all over the state.
★Numerous classrooms were built in 177 communities in the state.
★His Government was the first to do Poverty Mapping in Nigeria, as a guide for the effective implementation of our poverty-alleviation strategies.
★ He built the first secretariat Complex to house State Government Ministries that were hitherto scattered around the state.