fessor Babalola Borishade, 71, former Nigerian minister of education, is dead. He died in London on Wednesday after a brief illness.
He was initially rushed to Reddington Hospital in Lagos, last week from where he was taken to London. The cause of death was lung and heart–related.
Borishade was born in Usi-Ekiti on March 7, 1946 into the Ebi Ilotin family.
He served as a minister for four times, between 1999-2011. The electrical engineer was also a teacher and a political strategist.