We all know Peter Gregory Obi as a politician and businessman who has gained the support of youths in Nigeria since he emerged as the Labour Party candidate for the 2023 presidential election.
Obi has not failed to mention how he has had success both in business and banking. In the past, he has held top positions in some private establishments.
Here is a list of companies where Peter Obi has worked in the past:
- Next International Nigeria Ltd
- Chairman and Director of Guardian Express Mortgage Bank Ltd
- Future View Securities Ltd
- Guardian Express Bank Plc
- Paymaster Nigeria Ltd
- Data Corp Ltd and Card Centre Ltd
- Chams Nigeria Ltd
- Chairman of Fidelity Bank Plc
The former governor is also the youngest board chairperson ever appointed by Fidelity Bank Plc, at the age of 34.
But what about the companies that Peter Obi owns or founded?
Some companies operated by Peter Obi were listed in the Pandora Papers revelations sometime in 2021.
According to PREMIUM TIMES, the leaked files revealed Obi’s hidden business activities and companies owned overseas.
For those who might not know, the Pandora Papers, are leaked documents that reveal hidden offshore companies, secret assets, covert deals, and the fortunes of super-rich influential politicians, businesspersons, and criminals.
List of Companies Owned by Peter Obi
According to the Pandora Papers, here are some companies owned by Peter Obi.
- Next International (UK) Limited.
- Gabriella Investments, which was later renamed to PMGG Investment Limited.
- Next International (Nigeria) Limited
Peter Obi’s family also owns the Next Cash And Carry Supermarket chain that operates in Lagos, Anambra, Abuja, and other states.
In 2021, Sahara Reporters revealed that the Next Cash And Carry Supermarket owned by Peter Obi was on fire, and pictures and videos of the incident were shared over the internet.
Is Peter Obi the Owner of Fidelity Bank?
Peter Obi is known as the youngest chairman of Fidelity Bank. But does he own the company? No, Peter Obi is not the owner of Fidelity Bank but is a major stakeholder at the bank.
Fidelity Bank of Nigeria was incorporated in 1987 and began its operations in 1988. This was three to four years after Peter Obi graduated from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, in 1984.