Peter Ndubuisi Mbah: Biography, Age, Family, Career and Controversy
Who is Peter Mbah? Biography, Wikipedia
Peter Ndubuisi Mbah is a Nigerian lawyer and politician. He is the governor-elect of Enugu state and a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Peter Mbah was born on March 17, 1972. He is currently 51 years old as at 2023.
He was born in Owo, Nkanu East Local Government Area (LGA), Enugu state, Nigeria.
Peter Mbah is married to Nkechinyere Mbah, and they have four children together.
He attended Army Children’s School, Bori Camp, Portharcourt, and Owode High School, Owode Egba Ogun State.
Mbah studied law at the University of East London, U.K., earning a Bachelor of Laws in 2000.
He then proceeded to the Nigerian Law School and was called to the Nigerian Bar. He has a master’s degree in Maritime and Commercial Law awarded by Lagos State University in 2004.
Mbah holds an MBA from IESE Business School, University of Navarra, Barcelona Spain, and Post Graduate Diploma in Strategy and Innovation at the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford.
He was awarded an honorary doctorate degree in Political Science by Godfrey Okoye University, Enugu, in 2021.
Career before politics
After graduation, Mbah participated in the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Udeh and Associates law firm in Lagos. As an entrepreneur, he founded Peter Mbah Investments Limited in 1992, a service provider in the oil and gas sector.
He founded GILPEL Industries Ltd., an importer of general goods between 1993 to 1997, and founded the FOCUS International Schools in Lagos state. Mbah is the sole agent of International Oil Corporation, a U.S.A oil and gas company based in Fresno, California.
He is the founder/CEO of Pinnacle Oil and Gas Ltd.
This establishment completed the development of Single Point Monitoring (SPM), Conventional Buoy Mooring (CBM) and storage facilities in Lekki Free Trade Zone in 2021.
Peter Mbah was appointed Chief of Staff in 2003 and subsequently as Commissioner for Finance and Economic Development by Governor Chimaroke Nnamani.
He was a member of the Federal Accounts Allocation Committee, the Enugu State Executive Council, and the State Security Council.
Mbah also served as Chairman of the Federal Accounts Allocation Committee’s Sub-Committee on Legal Matters, Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Enugu State Insurance Company, Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Enugu State Finance and Investment Company, Chairman of the Enugu State Tenders’ Board.
He is a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). On May 25, 2022, Peter Mbah emerged as the Enugu state governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party ahead of Nigeria`s 2023 general elections, following the primary election held in Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium, Enugu, with a total of 790 votes out the 807 cast by the delegates.
Mbah polled 160,895 votes to defeat his closest rival, Chief Chijioke Edeoga of the Labour Party (LP), who polled 157,552 in the 2023 gubernatorial election in the state.
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