SAD: Former Education Minister Dies In Israeli Hospital
According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the former minister, who served from July 26, 2007 to December 17, 2008, passed on at the age of 63 while receiving treatment at an Israeli hospital.
Festus Aja-Nwachukwu, who confirmed his brother’s demise, informed that his elder brother died on on Wednesday, November 17, 2015.
The younger brother disclosed that the former minister, who served during former President Umaru Yar’ adua, had been at the Israeli hospital for about four weeks before kicking the bucket.
As at the the time of compiling this report, Festus said he could not ascertain the cause of his brother’s death until the death certificate was issued by the hospital.
He graduated from the university of Ibadan with a B Sc in statistics, holds an MBA Finance an M Sc Statistics and a Ph D in Economics and also has a Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science and Engineering.
The late minister also contested Ebonyi gubernatorial election in 2007, although he lost out.