Assumed office
17 March 2014
Preceded by Peter Obi
Personal details
Born 8 August 1955 (age 61)
Aguleri, Anambra State, Nigeria
Political party All Progressives Grand Alliance
Spouse(s) Chief Mrs. E V Obiano
Occupation banker

Early life
Governor Obiano was born at Aguleri, a town in Anambra State, Eastern Nigeria. He received a bachelor's degree in Accountancy from the University of Lagos in and a Master of Business Administration from the same university.

Banking career
Governor Obiano began his banking career in at the First Bank of Nigeria before he left to join the services of Chevron Oil Nigeria Plc as accountant and rose to the position of Chief Internal Auditor. In , he was one of the auditors that audited Texaco Refinery in Rotterdam, Netherlands. In , he joined the Fidelity Bank as Deputy Manager and head of Audit unit and rose to the position of Executive Director on October .

Political life
He left the Banking System to join the Nigerian politics and contested the November , and Anambra State gubernatorial elections on the platform of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA. He won the election and was sworn in on March , to succeed Peter Obi.