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Anambra State Map - Local Government areas

  • Date Created August 27, 1991
  • Capital Awka
  • Governor Willie Obiano
  • Land Area 4,844 sq km (1,870 sq mi)
  • Population 4,177,821 (2006 census)
  • GDP $11.83 billion

Anambra State governor, Willie Obiano

Willie Obiano
  • NameWillie Obiano
  • Assumed Office 29 May, 2018
  • Date of Birth08 August, 1957
  • Political partyAll Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA)

Willie Obiano was born on August18, 1955, in Aguleri town in Anambra State, Eastern Nigeria. He received a bachelor's degree in Accountancy from the University of Lagos and a Master of Business Administration from the same University. After he left the banking system to join the Nigerian politics, and in 2013 contested the November 16, 17, and 30 Anambra State gubernatorial elections on the platform of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, and won the election on March 17, 2014, and he was re-elected as Governor