Hassan Ayariga formed the All People’s Congress (APC) in 2020 after leaving the People’s National Congress(PNC) in 2016. He is the APC’s Presidential candidate for the 2020 elections.
Born to a politician father, Frank Abdulai Ayariga, who was a member of parliament for Bawku constituency during the Hilla Limann administration, Ayariga follows the political path of his father.
Ayariga had his secondary level education at the Ghana Secondary School after which he attended Barewa College in Zaria, in Nigeria. Following this, he furthered his education at the London School of Accountancy.
Ayariga is the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Hassan Ayariga & Co. Haulage Company. He has also dabbled in the food industry, owning Hallo Pizza and a restaurant chain in the country. His latest venture is in waste management, where he has started Clean Us Ghana.
Ayariga is married with five children.