Peter Obi Voted Greatest South-East State Governor

Chief Peter Obi


LAGOS FEBRUARY 27TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Southeast Based Coalition of Human Rights And Good Governance Organizations (SBCHROs) has voted former Imo State Governor, Chief Peter Gregory Onwubuashi Obi as the Greatest Personality of the Southeast Zone and Executive Leadership Man of the Year since the Forth Republic.
Making the disclosure at a media briefing held on Sunday at Sharom Hall of the All Saints Anglican Cathedral, Onitsha, Anambra State, the Group stated that they voted Obi as the greatest South-East Governor because of his multi-sectoral approaches to governance and outstanding achievements in office during his days as the democratically elected Governor of Anambra State- 2006-2014.
They recalled that Obi’s achievements as two term governor in Anambra state were strikingly anchored on Human Security by way of provision of quality education and health, agriculture, tourism, industry and creation of employment opportunities through PPP and private sector involvement or indirect industrialization policy of the government, FDI inflows and provision of industrial incentives; massive infrastructural development including massive road construction and bridges; social development and provision and delivery of social services.
“Included in his achievement list are civil service productivity including liquidation of LGA and State civil service arrears of over N35 billion accumulated since 1992, mobilization of huge non-loan resources for multi-sectoral development of his State of Anambra, fiscal responsibility including minimization of governance costs, security votes, cabinet size and use of public funds for public good; and zero borrowing and low debts overhang of less than N12 billion; savings in government coffers amounting to billions of naira first of its kind in any public governance in Nigeria. The rest are future savings through procurement of shares and investments worth billions of naira,” the group affirmed, stressing that the era of former Governor Peter Obi as chairman of the Southeast Governors’ Forum served as a strong driving force for the unity and security of the Zone.

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