There is no one, interested in Nigeria politics, who have not heard or read about Peter Ayodele Fayose (aka Osokomole, Peter D Rock). In this article, we will give you full biography of Ayodele Fayose including his governorship tenures, net worth, background and more.
Who is Peter Ayodele Fayose?
Peter Ayodele Fayose, fondly called Ayo Fayose has lots of sobriquets to himself. He is called; Osokomole, Peter D Rock and so on.
Ayodele Fayose was born on 15th of November, 1960 in Oyo state, Ibadan to be precise. He is a native of Afao Ekiti in Irepodun/Ifelodun local government area in Ekiti State but grew up in Oyo state. Ayo Fayose got married to Feyisetan Fayose in 1988 and they both have 5 sons, Tomiwa, Joju, Nigba, Rogba and Boluwatife.
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Educational background of Ayo Fayose
Ayo Fayose attended Saint Leo’s Catholic primary school in 1966 and had his West African School certificate in 1979 from Oliver Baptist High School, Oyo. In 1985 he proceeded to Polytechnic of Ibadan where he bagged a Higher National Diploma (HND) Programme in Biological sciences/applied medical/Biology and was a graduate in 1987.
Ayodele Fayose and Politics
He became the second executive Governor of Ekiti State on 29 May, 2003 after defeating the then incumbent Governor Niyi Adebayo, but due to impeachment in 16th of October, 2006, he couldn’t see his tenure to the end.
In 2014 Governorship election in Ekiti State, Peter Ayodele Fayose won the Governorship election and was declared as the new Governor of Ekiti state by INEC and was inaugurated on 16 October, 2014.
As a matter of fact, Ayo Fayose was the only Nigerian to defeat incumbent Governors twice. In 2018, after the completion of his second tenure, he was succeeded by Dr. Kayode Fayemi.
In the last gubernatorial election in Ekiti State, Ayo Fayose made quite some scenes and am sure Ekiti indigenes are currently missing him.
Ayodele Fayose’s Age
Fayose was born in November 15th, 1960 and he is presently 59 years old.
Fayose and EFCC
Judge Justice Mohammed Idris on 24th of June, 2016 gave an order to EFCC to freeze all the funds in two Zenith accounts that belonged to Governor Ayo Fayose and some that are indirectly connected to him. And as funny as it may sounds, he presented himself to EFCC shortly after the last election in Ekiti State.
Ayo Fayose Net Worth
Ayo Fayose’s estimated Net Worth is between $1 Million – $5 Million. His source of income is primarily politics and some other sources as adjunct.
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