Hyacinth Alia is a Nigerian Catholic cleric and politician who was elected as the Governor of Benue State on 29 May 2023.
Hyacinth was born on 15 May 1966, in Mbangur, Mbadede, Vandeikya local government area of Benue State.
Who is Hyacinth Alia?
Hyacinth Alia gained admission to study at St. Augustine’s Major Seminary, Jos. He studied for a Diploma in Religious studies in 1987.
Full name: Hyacinth Iormem Alia
Date of birth: 15 May 1966
Place of birth: Mbangur, Mbadede, Vandeikya, Benue State
State of origin: Benue State
Education: St. James Minor Seminary, Makurdi
Spouse: Not married
Net worth: Not Declared
Political party: All Progressives Congress
Parents: Update soon
Hyacinth Alia was ordained a Catholic Priest on 7 July 1990, by Bishop Athanasius Atule Usuh of Makurdi Catholic Diocese.
In 2004, he got an additional master’s degree in biomedical ethics from Duquesne University, Pennsylvania, US, in 2004 and a doctorate degree in the same course and the same university in 2005.
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