Biography of Willie Obiano, Career and Personal Life

Willie Maduabuchi Obiano is a Nigerian Politician, Banker and Technocrat. Willie Obiano was born on August 8,1955 in Aguleri, in Anambra State to the family of Christiana and Philip Obiano. He is the fourth Governor of Anambra State.

Educational background

Obiano obtained his primary and secondary education before proceeding to University of Lagos where he obtained a B.Sc in Accountancy in 1979. He later obtained a Masters Degree from the same university


Willie Obiano began his career as a Banker in 1981 at the First Bank of Nigeria. He proceeded to join Chevron Oil Nigerian PLC as an accountant. While at Chevron Willie Obiano rose to the position of a Chief Internal Auditor. In 1991, Willie Obiano joined Fidelity Bank as Deputy Manager and head of Audit unit and rose to the position of Executive Director on October 2003.

In 2013, Obiano left the banking sector to join politics. Obiano contested for the November 2013 gubernatorial election under the platform of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) and emerged the Fourth Governor of Anambra state.

In November 2017, Obiano was elected for a second term in Office.

Personal life

Obiano is married to Chief Mrs. E V Obiano

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