Iyorchia Ayu Biography
Iyorchia Ayu is a Nigerian politician, born November 15, 1952, is a 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 unanimously declared and endorsed by the North Central as the consensus candidate for the PDP National Convention coming up on October 30, 2021.
|Full Name:||Iyorchia Ayu|
|Date of Birth:||November 1952|
|Place of Birth:||Benue State|
|State of Origin:||Benue State|
|Net Worth:||$3 million|
Early Life and Education
Iyorchia Ayu was born in Gboko in Benue State where he had his primary and secondary education. Iyorchia Ayu is a Christian.
Ayu is a native of Benue State, a place he grew up with his parents to become one of the top Nigerian politicians.
After his primary and secondary education he proceeded to a higher institution where he graduated with a degree.
Prior to becoming a senator, Ayu taught sociology at the University of Jos, including courses on the art and science of Marxism.
He was also the Chairman of the Jos University chapter of the 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 that of 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 who has an estimated net worth of $3 million.
Iyorchia Ayu Wife
Ayu is happily married to his wife, and they have children together. The name of his wife remains undisclosed.