Nigeria

Igwe Aja-Nwachukwu

Former Minister of Education

Date of Birth: 31/03/1952

Education: University of Ibadan, 1970-72; MSc, Statistics, University of Ibadan, 1993-94; PhD, Economics, University of Calabar, 2001-04.

Career: Education Officer, Ebonyi State Government, 1979-83; Lecturer in Business and Finance, Abia State University, 1984-05; Lecturer in Business and Finance, Ebonyi State University, 2006-07; Minister of Education, 2007-08.

Commentary: Thought the worst Education Minister ever in Nigeria’s history. Succeeded by Sam Egwu.