A former Minister of State for Education, Professor Jerry Agada is dead.
He was aged 68.
Agada died on Tuesday morning after a brief illness at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Makurdi, Benue State.
The literary icon was also the Chairman of Benue State Civil Service Commission.
He was former National President, Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA).
He was born on 11th November, 1952 at Orokam, in Ogbadibo Local Government Area of Benue.