he former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, on Thursday night, informed Nigerians that he is aspiring for the post of President of Nigeria in 2023.
Obi, who Anambrarians would not forget following his works in the state, tweeted: “Dear Nigerians. I am here to inform you all that I will be aspiring for the post of President of Nigeria in 2023.”
The former governor is a Catholic Church Papal Knight of the Order of St. Sylvester.
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.
After his dramatic first term, Obi contested for the position of governorship again and won a second term in office, which ended on the 7th of March 2014.
He was appointed the Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission by former President Goodluck Jonathan in April 2015.