Chief Willie Obiano (born August 8, 1955) is a Nigerian banker, technocrat, politician and the fourth Democratic Governor of Anambra State.
Governor Obiano began his banking career in 1981 at the First Bank of Nigeria before he left to joined the services of Chevron Oil Nigeria Plc as accountant and rose to the position of Chief Internal Auditor. In 1989, he was one of the auditors that audited Texaco Refinery in Rotterdam, Netherlands. In 1991, he joined the Fidelity Bank as Deputy Manager and head of Audit unit and rose to the position of Executive Director on October 2003.
He left the Banking System to joined the Nigerian politics and contested the November 16, 17 and 30 Anambra State gubernatorial elections on the platform of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA. He won the election and was sworn in on March 17, 2014 to succeed Peter Obi.
Umunnem, Igboland can be Great Again
An Address Presented by the Governor of Anambra State, His Excellency Chief Willie Obiano at the 22nd edition of the World Igbo Congress, holding in New York from September 1- 4, ...