This biography covers the life and events of the newly elected Labour Party governor, Alex Otti of Abia state, Nigeria. We will explore Alex Otti’s early life, education, career, personal life, achievement and personal life.
The governor-elect has had several achievements before venturing into the political landscape of Nigeria. These are some of the stepping stones that put him in the right stand towards achieving this new record in addition to his other achievement. Thus, it is worth exploring.
The early life of Alex Otti
FAlexx Otti was born on the 18th of February 1965 in Nsiala Ngwa to the family of pastor and Mrs Lazarus Weze Otti. The devotion of his parents contributed to instilling the necessary discipline necessary for Alex Otti in nurturing him into becoming who he is today.
Alex Otti had his early education at Ngwa High School, a government-own secondary school and secondary Technical School, Akpualangwa both in Abia State. He later proceeded to the University Of Port Harcourt where he studied economics and later the University of Lagos for his MBA.
Still on Alexx Otti Biography, in his school days he was a brilliant and outstanding student. In his secondary school, he had the best result in the Senior secondary school and finished with a first-class degree honours from the University of Port Harcourt.
He also had a post-graduate certificate from the Columbia Graduate School of Business, and an honorary doctorate degree from Babcock University and the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
Alex Otti career
Though Alex Otti is currently a politician he started out his career in the finance sector, precisely with the former Intercontinental Bank in 1989. Later he worked with Nigerian Marchant Bank by Banque SBA Paris where he attained the status of a senior manager.
Alexx Otti net worth is estimated to be worth over 500 million US dollars.
Alex Otti also worked at the First Bank of Nigeria and the United Bank for Africa (UBA). He later joined Diamond Bank as a group director and executive manager. Alex Otti held various positions while working in the corporate sector.
Achievement and Legacy
The biography of Alex Otti is filled with lots of achievements and Legacy. Some of which include.
- He worked as Chairman of the Committee of Bank Chief Executives, Bankers Committee Sub-Committee and Diamond Bank United Kingdom
- He was also a board member of Diamond Bank du Benin, Nigerian Interbank Settlement Syste, Airtel Nigeria Limited
- Served as a director at Airtel Nigeria, FBN Mortgages Limited, First Pension Custodian Nigeria Limited and many more positions.
- He later worked with the ThisDay Newspaper on a part-time basis. Prior to that, he was an editor for his school newsletter, Uniport Mirror. In addition, he was the treasurer for the University Chapter of the Nigerian Economic Students’ Association (NESA) in 1986 and was later made President of the association.
Alex Otti’s political career
We can not talk about Alex Otti biography without reference to his political career. Alex Otti’s political career never started with his governorship aspiration with Labour Party. He first contested for the governorship election of Abia State in April 2015 through the platform All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA).
The election generated lots of judicial tussle against the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Okezie Ikpeazu. The appeal court had declared him the winner but the supreme court reverse the said decision and upheld the victory of PDP.
Alex Otti’s personal Life
Alex Otti is married to Priscilla Chidinma Otti from Abia State. Their marriage is blessed with three kids.
In conclusion, the current governor-elect of Abia state worked as a Journalist, Banker and politician.