Peter Gregory Obi

(born 19 July 1961) is a Nigerian politician and businessman, who was the vice-presidential candidate in the 2019 Nigerian general election under the People’s Democratic Party (P.D.P).

He was the former governor of Anambra State serving from 17 March 2006 to 2 November 2006, when he was impeached and from 9 February 2007 to 29 May 2007 after his impeachment was overturned. Although a fresh election was held on 29 April 2007, he has reappointed governor on 14 June 2007 after a court ruling that he should be allowed to complete a four-year term.

He was re-elected to a second term in office during the February 6th, 2010 gubernatorial elections.


In May 2022, he was chosen as the Labour Party (Nigeria) candidate in the 2023 Nigerian presidential election.