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 Peoples Democratic Party.
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 was reappointed governor on 14 June 2007 after a court ruling that he should be allowed to complete a four-year term. He won in 6 February 2010 election for a second term as governor.
Obi married Margaret Brownson Usen in 1992, and together they have two children: Gabriella Nwamaka Frances Obi and Gregory Peter Oseloka Obi. He’s a devoted Catholic.