We bring you the biography of Iyorchia Ayu, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) national chairman consensus candidate.
Iyorchia Ayu was unanimously declared and endorsed by the North Central as the consensus candidate against the PDP National Convention coming up on October 30, 2021.
Iyorchia Ayu Biography
Iyorchia Ayu is a Nigerian politician, former Senator and President of the Senate during the Nigerian Third Republic (1992–1993).
He previously served in various Ministerial positions in the Cabinet of President Olusegun Obasanjo between 1999 and 2007.
Iyorchia Ayu was born in Gboko, Benue State where he grew up with his family.
How old is Iyorchia Ayu
Iyorchia Ayu was born on November 15, 1952 (age 68 years).
Iyorchia Ayu Religion
Iyorchia Ayu is a Christian.
Early Life and Education
Ayu was born in Gboko in Benue State where he had his primary and secondary education.
After his primary and secondary education he proceeded to a higher institution where he graduated with a degree.
Dr Iyorchia Ayu State of Origin
Iyorchia Ayu is from Benue State, Nigeria.
Prior to becoming a senator, Ayu taught Sociology in the University of Jos, including courses on the art and science of Marxism.
He was also the Chairman of the Jos University chapter of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).
Ayu was elected Senator in the Third Republic under the platform of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) and he later became Senate President.
He held other top positions including Minister of Internal Affairs in July 2003.
In October 2021, Iyorchia Ayu was declared and endorsed as the national chairmanship consensus candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
Iyorchia Ayu Net Worth
Iyorchia Ayu is a popular Nigerian politician although his net worth has not been estimated yet.
Iyorchia Ayu Wife
Ayu is happily married to his wife and they have children together. The name of his wife remains undisclosed.