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General News of Friday, 2 September 2022


Iyorchia Ayu reportedly worth $200,000,000

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The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Iyorchia Ayu is reported to be worth $200,000,000, according to

The influential politician is currently at loggerheads with some stalwarts of the party who believe he ought to resign following the emergence of Atiku Abubakar as flagbearer.

The former senate president has been in Nigeria's political space for more than 25 years.

Born in Gboko, Nigeria on November 15, 1952, he has served in different capacities since 1992.

He served in President Olusegun Obasanjo’s Cabinet as a Minister from 1999 to 2007.

When Nigeria’s Third Republic was still under the Babangida administration in 1992, Iyorchia Ayu, a Social Democratic Party member, was elected to the Senate. He rose to prominence in the Senate, eventually becoming its president.

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