Former education minister, Aja-Nwachukwu dies at 63

A former Minister of Education, Igwe Aja-Nwachukwu, who served under
former president Umaru Musa Yar’Adua’s administration has died at the
age of 63. Family sources say he died on November 17th while receiving
treatment for an undisclosed ailment at an Israeli hospital.


Aja-Nwachuku, a native of Okposi in Ebonyi State, was born in 1952 and
appointed minister of education in 2007. His father was Nigeria’s first
minister of education.

May his soul rest in peace, Amen.

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