Willie Obiano Biography, Age, Early Life, Family, Education, Career And Net Worth

Willie Obiano

Willie Obiano is a Nigerian politician and banker who is currently serving as the Executive Governor of Anambra State.

He is a member of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and was sworn in on March 17, 2014, to succeed Peter Obi. He is currently serving for his second and last term as governor, after getting re-elected in 2017.
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Willie Obiano Profile

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Full name: Willie Obiano
Born: 8th August 1955
Age: 66 years (2021)
Nationality: Nigerian
Parents: Phillip Obiano, Christiana Obiano
Education: University of Lagos (UniLag)
Spouse(s): Chief Mrs. Ebelechukwu Veronica Obiano
Children: Ogechi Obiano
Occupation: Banker, politician
Position: Executive Governor of Anambra State
Deputy governor: Dr Nkem Okeke
Religion: Christianity
Net worth

Willie Obiano Biography and Educational Background

Willie Obiano was born on the 8th of August, 1955 to the family of Phillip Obiano and Christiana Obiano in Anambra State, Nigeria. He originally hails from Aguleri but was raised in Onitsha, where he also had his primary and secondary education.

For his primary education, he attended Holy Trinity School, after which he enrolled at the Christ the King College (CKC). Obiano holds a degree in Accounting and an MBA in marketing, both from the prestigious University of Lagos (UniLag).

Career and Politics

In 1981, Willie Obiano began his professional career at the First Bank of Nigeria. He left FirstBank to join Chevron Oil Nigeria Plc as an accountant, rising to the position of Chief Internal Auditor.

In 1991, he joined the Fidelity Bank as Deputy Manager and head of Audit unit and rose to the position of Executive Director in October 2003.

In 2013, Obiano left the banking system for politics. he contested the Anambra gubernatorial elections under the platform of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and won, succeeding Peter Obi. He was re-elected to the seat on November 18, 2017.

Governor Willie Obiano is happily married to Chief Mrs. E V Obiano and the union is blessed with children.

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