Former Minister of Education, Professor Jerry Agada is dead.
Agada died on Tuesday morning at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Makurdi, Benue State where he has been hospitalised for a week before he eventually gave up the ghost.
He was the Chairman, Benue State Civil Service Commission until his demise.
The former minister was born on November 11, 1952 at Orokam in Ogbadibo local government area of Benue State.
He attended University of Exeter (MARJONS), Plymouth, United Kingdom between 1979 and 1981 where he obtained a Bachelor of Education (English). He also obtauned a Master of Commerce in Marketing from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland in 1984 and a Doctor of Philosophy in Public Sector Management from the Post Graduate School, Staton University, Tampa, Florida, United States in 2003. He was also at the University of Birmingham, School of Public Policy in October 2003 for the Certificate in Management Contracting & Partnership for Service Delivery.
Agada was appointed Minister of Education in July 2007 by President Umaru Musa Ya’radua