Real reason my father named me ‘Onwubuasi’ — Peter Obi


Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of Labour Party (LP) has revealed the meaning of his Igbo name ‘Onwubuasi’.


According to him, not many people know the brain behind the tribal name.

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Obi, in a Twitter space on Sunday, said the name was given to him by his father.


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The name ‘Onwubuasi’ means “Death is a Lie” but could also be interpreted as “You cannot Die”.



Fondly addressed as “Okwute” (meaning Rock), Obi is a successful businessman, management consultant expert and politician, became executive Governor of Anambra (between March 17, 2006 to November 2, 2006; February 9, 2007 to May 29, 2007 and June 14 2007 to March 17, 2014).

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