Shell Nigeria Yudala
Peter Obi’s net worth and achievements

By Ekaete Makinwa on 23/02/2017

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon

Views: 610

•Ex-Governor Peter Obi.
•Ex-Governor Peter Obi.

Editor, kindly help me publish this article. I wrote it out of genuine conviction of the good work Mr. Peter Obi did in Anambra State.

Surprisingly, when I read the article this morning as syndicated by unknown persons, I noticed that they added three last paragraphs entitled “Peter Obi’s net worth”, which were not part of the original article that I wrote.

I could not have written of Peter Obi’s net worth, which I do not know. Like other Nigerians, I can swear that Obi owns not private plane and, in fact, travels economy. Obi we know does not own any yacht and property all over Nigeria.

They also wrote about the shopping mall he was supposed to have built in Awka. I am not aware of such. I know he started a Shopping Mall in Awka strictly as Governor and for the government.  Everybody knows that the mall at Abuja by Next was started before he became the Governor.

You could even see that the last three paragraphs is not my language. Whoever added those paragraphs is evil and should be treated as such.

Obi remains the best thing that has happened to Nigeria and no amount of addition and subtraction would affect the truth.

I have sent the complete article, including the three last paragraphs added by evil men. Kindly help me to publish.

My original article on Peter Obi

He became one of the most contradictory governors in Nigeria, a perfect manager, who knows the exact solution in every situation and the one, who generates a lot of questions around his personality. Who is Peter Obi, in fact? What are his achievements and what hidden rocks are present in his political career

Peter Obi’s net worth and achievement

Anambra State Governor

Peter Obi – the government executive of Anambra State during two terms with a break due to impeachment, he concluded his first term after court decision. In 2010, he won the election again. His path as a business man began from the post of the Chief Executive of Next International Nigeria Ltd.

Now Peter Obi is a deputy of the People Democratic Party. He created a very elaborate financial order in Anambra State, he was a henchman of the budget curtailment regarding unnecessary expenses, and he cut the waste of capital.

Peter Obi emphasised that “the resources we are enjoying today (oil inclusive) are diminishing assets, hence the need to save at least 10% for future generations.”

The next step after his warning was a Bill, sent to the State House of Assembly, further this Bill became a base for the law, which will be in effect until 2050.

He is a man of the clear idea and supports planning, his main idea, that without a plan you fail. He adopted an action program of UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) with the focus on several target sectors. He has succeeded in this and became the Best Governor in the realisation of the MDGs, therefore he got an invitation to appear at the 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

Education system

Among Peter Obi’s achievement was “reanimation” of the education. Before Peter Obi reforms, appropriation of funds for education was at a very low point. The next step was the returning of the management of former private schools to their initial owners, while the Government withheld the duties of capital spending. This has beaten a path to conceptually new collaboration between the State and Church. Under his direction, schools across the State received 750 school buses, together with each of 600 schools received N5 million each for creation of school testing rooms. All the secondary schools got Internet connection and computers.

Peter Obi’s net worth and achievements

HEALTHCARE

Another of the sectors, which fell for reforming, was the Health sector. Administration of Peter Obi built and equipped the state-of-the-art Anambra State University Teaching Hospital at Awka. Government Hospitals, Schools of Nursing, Schools of Midwifery and Schools of Health Laboratory Technology were re-equipped.

ROADS

Roads were the weak point in Anambra State, so reforms of Peter Obi affected the Roads sector. During Peter Obi’s term, more than 900 kilometers of roads and bridges were asphalted and reconstructed.

It is worthy to be noted, that Peter Obi undertook a social security system, and security system in the state and paid all debts (over N37 billion) for salaries and pensions State owed since1999.

PETER OBI AND FIDELITY BANK

Peter Obi is considered as the youngest Director of Fidelity Bank, Nigeria. There is one very interesting fact about link between the bank prosperity and election of Peter Obi as a governor. The accounting documents show that Fidelity Bank was unprofitable until Mr. Obi took the seat of the governor of the Anambra State. One year of the administration of Peter Obi passed and Fidelity Bank increased its profit by 219 percent, the growth of the profit continued with tremendous figures in the next years. In 2012, Fidelity Bank declared a growth of 608% in the after-tax profit. Nowadays, Fidelity bank takes the sixth place among other banks in Nigeria.

THE ADDED EVIL PARAGRAPHS

Peter Obi’s net worth

According to different sources, the net worth of Peter Obi has grown greatly in 2017. There is no exact figure, but his estimated net worth in 2017 is approximately $76,286,028, including properties, stocks and luxury goods, such as airplane and yacht.

In 2012, Peter Obi has finished the building of multi-billion naira Shopping Mall in Anambra State, it is estimated as the most huge shopping mall in the whole Africa. This private investment was questioned. This enterprise was beyond comprehension of many people. It was said that this extra huge building was created for the sake of Anambra State prosperity, but average citizens were 100 percent sure that Peter Obi has built it not for the Anambra State, but for himself and prosperity of his family.

Taking into account all above mentioned, we cannot say for sure if Peter Obi is a saint or a misappropriator of public funds; he is a contradictory person. Always a bad apple spoils the whole barrel, especially if the apple is not the only one. Many people describe him as one of the most disgraced governors ever, corrupt official, but citizens of Anambra State love and estimate him as a person, who did a lot for state and for life level improvement.

Ekaete Makinwa writes from Port Harcourt.

Source News Express

Posted 23/02/2017 08:38:32 AM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

 

You may also like...
Fashola, PenCom and the Nigerian Debate…2, By Olusegun...

PDP suspends constitution review

NO WAY FOR PETROLEUM INDUSTRY BILL —Kano &...

LG chairman abducted in Rivers

CBN invests N26bn in sugar company, pledges more...

Jigawa earmarks N90m to convert motorised water scheme...

Jonathan confirms $10bn oil revenue missing

War against corruption threatened: Senate

Ekiti progressives and conservatives are bereft of ideas...

Bodies of crashed helicopter pilot, co-pilot recovered

Saraki vs CCT: Chief Judge grants Senate President’s...

The laws of money (Part 1)

 

Latest News Civil Society condemns forced eviction of Otodo Gbame community, brazen disregard for rule of law by Lagos State government UNIJOS jacks fees to N45,000; students kick Oil Cleanup: Kachikwu assures Abia residents Workers protest banned in Taraba Orefunwa, LASU best student, shares joy of motherhood FG assures power companies of support NDDC Projects: Contractors to face prosecution after 30 days ultimatum Buratai: Why army is going to Sambisa Iheanacho secures licence for commercial helicopter services FG to set new policy direction for universities PDP will bounce back: Jonathan Sokoto disqualifies Hajj pilgrims aged 70 years and above

 

Most Read Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (234,743 views) NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (213,304 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (177,349 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (161,924 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (150,720 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (133,236 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (116,545 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (115,619 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (103,199 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (98,716 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (97,847 views) APC cries foul as PDP’s Fayose takes early lead in Ekiti governorship election (93,378 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (27) Business (2,496) Business Verdict (14) Columnists (656) Complaints & Requests (82) Enterprise & Opportunities (142) Entertainment (292) Features (409) Global Business Monitor (144) International (1,309) Interviews (116) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (48) News (22,706) Opinion (663) Pidgin (8) Politics (3,627) Religion (492) Sports (1,245) Stock Watch (15) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

 

JAMB Sale of 2016/2017 UTME/DE applications

 

CBN Advert

 

Mohammed Anas thanks 'wife and girlfriend' (full interview)

 

APO Newsbreak logo

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement



 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!