Iyanya has been appointed as Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the Cross Rivers governor, Ben Ayade.
He would be acting in the capacity of SSA on Tourism and Entertainment.
The appointment was confirmed in a press release where the singer and 12 others were announced.
Ubi Franklin, a former manager to the singer, posted a congratulatory message via Instagram.
Iyanya has been on the sides for a while. From Triple MG, the singer joined Don Jazzy’s Mavin Records and later exited to be on his own.