In this article, we will take a look at Peter Mbah biography, age, court case, wife, and net worth. Peter Ndubuisi Mbah is a financial analyst, lawyer, Public Administrator, philanthropist, and politician. He is currently the Governor of Enugu State. He is also the Chief Executive Officer and founder of Pinnacle Oil and Gas Ltd.
Peter Mbah Bio-Data in Full Details
- Full Name: Peter Ndubuisi Mbah
- Sex: Male
- Date of Birth: March 17, 1972
- Age: 51 years in 2023
- Nationality: Nigerian
- State of Origin: Enugu State
- Occupation: Maritime Lawyer, Financial Analyst, and Politicians.
- Relationship: Married
- Spouse: Nkechinyere Mbah
- Children: 4
- Political Party: Peoples Democratic Party
- Net worth: $200,000
Peter Mbah’s Early Life and Education
Peter Mbah was born in Enugu State to the family of Chief Gilbert Ekete Mbah from Ashishi Owo, Nkanu East Local Government Area.
Peter Mbah had his primary education at the Army Children’s School, bori Camp located in Port Harcourt. There, he obtained his First School Leaving Certificate and started commercial trading at the same time, pursuing his academic studies.
In 1992, he obtained his Senior Secondary School Certificate in Ogun state at Owode High School, Owode Egba. Peter Mbah studied law at the University of East London United Kingdom (UEL) and obtained a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree in the year 2000.
Further, he attended the Nigerian Law School, and he was called to the Nigerian Bar and served in Lagos with the law firm of Udeh and Associates. He goes on to acquire a master’s degree in Maritime and Commercial Law which he earned in 2004.
Below are his other academic achievements
- Chief Executive Programme at the Lagos Business School
- Post Graduate Diploma in Strategy and Innovation, University of Oxford
- Master’s degree in Business Administration, University of Navarra Barcelona, Spain.
Peter Mbah Career
Peter Mbah realized his leadership skills while at the University of East London, he was elected, the President of the Students Law Society between the years, 1998 and 1999 due to his magnificent display of intelligence.
So after acquiring a law degree, he was called to the bar in Nigeria. Soon, founded “Peter Mbah Investment Limited”, a firm that serves as a Nigerian representative to an International Oil Corporation located in USA, Fresno, California.
He also founded Pinnacle Oil and Gas in 2008 and manages Pinnacle Pionters which is a real estate and hospitality company.
He was then appointed to serve as Commissioner for Finance and Economic Development by Governor Chimaroke Nnamani, he also served as Chief of Staff in 2003. Due to his being an expert in law affairs, he served as Chairman of the Federal Accounts Allocation Committee Sub-Committee on Legal Matters.
On the 25th of May 2022, he emerged as the Enugu state governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and he was sworn in as Governor of Enugu State on the 29th of May, 2023.
As a philanthropist, he founded a non-profit organization known as PMF (Peter Mbah Foundation) which aims at improving the lives of people living in rural Areas. And the organization has done a lot of good.
Peter Mbah Foundation has developed a 40-bed hospital in Enugu State and has also built a lot of roads in rural areas. He has also helped to pay off the bills of patients who cannot afford to do so.
Peter Mbah Awards
He was awarded an honorary doctorate in Political Science by Godfrey Okoye in the year 2021.
Govermnor Peter Mbah Wife
The Governor of Enugu state Peter Mbah is married to Nkechinyere Mbah who is also a philanthropist like her husband and a sustainable nutrition enthusiast. The two are parents of four lovely children.
Peter Mbah Children
Peter Mbah is a father to four children two daughters and two sons. There is no information about them online. Possibly because they are all young.
What is Governor Peter Mbah doing so far in Enugu State?
The Governor expressed satisfaction with the work he has done in ending insecurity in the state. He maintained that Enugu State has stopped the illegal Sit-at-home and assured the citizens that his security forces are in full Operation.
He also gave details of his action plan such as getting fully equipped vehicles for The Distress Response Squad (DRS). The Governor also said that security surveillance cameras will be installed in the vehicles.
Peter Mbah Controversies
During the Governorship election, The Candidate of the Labour Party (LP) Chijioke Edeoga accused Peter Mbah of submitting a forged National Youth Service Corps Certificate.
His claim was overruled in court as the court of appeal in Lagos state delivered a judgment affirming the election of Peter Mbah as governor of Enugu state.
The three-member panel led by Tani Yusuf Hassan held that the Labour Party and its governorship candidate failed to provide enough evidence that Mbah was not qualified to contest for election.
Peter Mbah’s Net Worth
His net worth is estimated to be around $200,000
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