|Real Name||Ayub Savula Angatia|
|Age||46 (As of 2021)|
|Place of Birth||Kenya|
|Year of Birth||1975|
Ayub Savula Angatia is a Kenyan-born politician who made headlines at the 31st December Bukhungu II conference held in Kakamega County, bringing a section of Luhya leaders under the supervision of COTU Secretary General Francis Atwoli jointly. At the occasion attended by thousands of Kenyans, Ayub Savula declared in clear terms that he had turned gears from the One Kenya Alliance to join Azimio la Umoja. This article peeks into the politician’s biography, emphasizing his background, career journey, personal life, and components of his political gear turn.
Ayub Savula Age and Place of Birth
The politician was actually born on 3rd March 1975 and, as of 2022, is 67 years old.
Ayub Savula Education Background
He attended Manyonyi Primary School, where he finished his studies and did his Kenya Certificate of Primary Education examination in late 1989. After that, he entered Lumakanda Boys Secondary School in the following year but would complete his high school education at Vihiga High School. In 2001, Ayub Savula registered at the Kenya Institute of Mass Communication, pursuing a Journalism diploma schedule. He announced in 2021 that he had ANC chief Musalia Mudavadi to thank for his education at the organization, saying, “Musalia Mudavadi educated me. He paid my full school fees when I was at the Kenya Institute of Mass Communication.”
Afterward, he registered for a Communication & Public Relations degree at Moi University, graduating in mid-2010. He then moved ahead for his master’s degree in Philosophy in Communication at the exact institution.
Ayub Savula Career Journey
Between 1998-2007, he worked at Standard Media Group Limited in the position of a provincial news editor. He would later be Managing Director at Cross-Continental Venture Limited; then, he ventured into the entrepreneurial journey launching Express Media Group that he runs to date. He also possessed Sunday Publishers, a firm that made it to the news in 2021 over four years of unremitted taxes totaling Ksh 473,000,000. In defense, Ayub pursued to pay security of Ksh 3,000,000 but was rejected by the court which said, “In any case, I find that the protection of Ksh3 million being offered by the appellant (Savula) insufficient and too low comparing the tax liability at stake.
“Protection of Ksh 10 million in the form of a bank assurance from a reputable bank would be the most suitable taking into account the circumstances of the case.” The group has since then been dissolved.
Ayub Savula’s political profession kicked off in 2013 when he was selected to the National Assembly on a United Democratic Forum Party ticket. In the 8th August 2017 general elections, he was elected to office this time on an Amani National Congress party credentials. On 31st December 2021, he declared that he had ditched the One Kenya Alliance movement uniting Raila Odinga’s Azimio la Umoja. He, along with 4 other MPs and eleven MCAs made the gear change at the highly publicized event.
Ayub Savula said, “I want to say categorically that I have officially left OKA from today. I have not defected from ANC but I have today officially joined the Baba’s Azimio La Umoja.”
Ayub Savula Personal Life
Not much is comprehended about the MP’s personal life as he holds this away from the public limelight.
Ayub Savula Net Worth
He is a millionaire credited to his enterprise and political career calculated to be worth $300,000