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Ayodele Fayose Biography | Age | Education | Wife | Children | Net Worth

Peter Ayodele Fayose whose nickname is ‘Osokomole‘ or Peter the rock is a Nigerian politician and the former Governor of Ekiti State. Fayose is also a philanthropist and the initiator of the Stomach Infrastructure program in Ekiti State. He is popularly known for being fearless and very outspoken about matters and issues concerning Nigeria.

Ayodele Fayose Biography

Full Name : 
Peter Ayodele Fayose

Nickname : 
Osokomole or Peter the rock

Birth Place : 
Oyo State, Nigeria.

State Of Origin : 
Ekiti State, Nigeria.

Occupation : 
Politician, Administrator, Businessman.

Spouse : 
Mrs Feyisetan Fayose

Net Worth : 

Social Media Handle : 
Instagram: drayodelefayose
Twitter: @GovAyoFayose

Early Life and Education

Ayo Fayose was born on 15 November 1960, he began his early education at Saint Leo’s Catholic Primary School, Ibadan, in 1966 and obtained his Primary School Leaving Certificate in 1972. He proceeded to the Olivet Baptist High School, Oyo State, in 1973, where he sat for and passed the School Certificate examination in 1979. He was admitted for a one-year Pre-National Diploma (Pre-ND) program at the Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro, Ogun State, leading ultimately to a two-year Ordinary National Diploma (OND) program in Science Laboratory Technology, which he successfully completed in 1984.
He underwent his one-year mandatory industrial attachment at the Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria (CRIN), Ibadan. He produced body and hair products during this period, naming them ‘Spotless.’ In 1985, Fayose was admitted for a Higher National Diploma (HND) program in Biological Sciences/Applied Medical/Biology by The Polytechnic, Ibadan, and graduated in 1987. He had his National youth service at Pepsi Nigeria Limited, Ibadan. He was engaged in the installation, maintenance and servicing of medical and laboratory equipment.


Fayose worked as the chief executive officer at Spotless Investment Limited, a group of companies, from 1988 until his election as the Governor of Ekiti State in 2003.
Before his election, Fayose served as Chairman of a Facts-Finding Committee set up by the Peoples’ Democratic Party and assigned to Kaduna State in 2003. He had served twice as a national delegate to the PDP national convention. Ayo came to the limelight when he became the second executive governor of Ekiti state on May 29, 2003, after defeating the then incumbent governor, Niyi Adebayo. He was impeached on 16 October 2006 but came back to contest in 2014.
During the 2014 Governorship election in Ekiti State, Peter Ayodele Fayose was again the PDP flag bearer. He won the election and was declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission as the new Governor, of Ekiti State; he was inaugurated on 16 Oct 2014, defeating Kayode Fayemi. Fayose boasts of being the only Nigerian to defeat an incumbent two times historically.

Wife And Children

Ayo Fayose got married to his lovely wife, Feyisetan Fayose, in 1988, the marriage is blessed with 5 handsome children, who are all boys. They are Joju, Rogba, Tomiwa, Nigba, and Boluwatife. Feyisetan is four years younger than him – she was born in 1964. She is a human rights activist, as well as a generous philanthropist. She is especially concerned about female rights.

Net Worth

According to Wikipedia, Forbes, IMDb & Various Online resources, famous Politician Peter Ayodele Fayose’s net worth is $85 Million at the age of 58 years old. He earned the money being a professional Politician. He is from Nigeria.

Social Media Handle

Instagram: drayodelefayose
Twitter: @GovAyoFayose

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