Hon. Jerry Alagbaoso holds a B. Ed (Hons) History/Drama (subsidiary) and a Master’s in Adult Education, specializing in Industrial Relations, from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. He is a teacher, founding parent of a renowned secondary school, philanthropist and author. He has written over seven plays, namely Honourable Chairman, The First Lady, The Armchair Parents, His Excellency and the Siren, Signs and Wonders, Sorters and Sortees and most recently, Specks in our Eyes.
Hon. Alagbaoso also has two non-fiction books to his credit: Eyes Right, and Officers and Men. He has endowed a couple of literary prizes in Imo State under the auspices of Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA). As at the time of the interview, Jerry Alagbaoso, who retired voluntarily from the Nigeria Customs and joined politics, is a two-time member of the House of Representatives, and in spite of his schedule, still creates time for writing.