The substantive Bursar hails form Ogbomosho North, Local Government Area of Oyo State.  He has his primary education in the LGEA Primary School, Nassarawa, 1970-1977, his secondary education from Government Secondary School Riyom, 1977-1982, after which he attended the school of preliminary Studies, Keffi, 1982 – 1983

A graduate of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State, he obtained a B. Sc. (Accounting) degree in 1989, a certified National Accountant from the Nigeria College of Accounting (Jos) in 2002.  He also hold a certificate in Advanced Digital Appreciation Programme for Tertiary Institution, 2010 from the Digital Bridge Institute, Abuja.

A member of Professional Bodies of  Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN), Academy for Entrepreneurial Studies, Nigeria (AES), Portfolio Management Institute and also a winner of the award for outstanding performance of duties, University of Agriculture, Makurdi 1992/1993 Appraisal Year, Mr. Ayan joined the Services of the University as Accountant II in the Bursary Department of the University of Agriculture, Makurdi in 1991 after the completion of his one year NYSC with Africa Petroleum, Northern Region Office, Kano in 1990.  He however through hard works rose through the ranks to his present position as Director University of Agriculture, Makurdi, a position he held till his present appointment as Bursar.