Mr. Ngbede who is the Hon. Commissioner for Water Resources and Environment was born of the family of Obagaji in Agatu Local Government Area on 23rd October, 1962.

He was educated at LGEA Primary School, Obagaji, 1968-75; Community Secondary School, Otobi, 1975-80; and the University of Jos, 1985-90. He holds the First School Leaving Certificate, the West African School Certificate, and Bachelor of Science, Chemistry.

Mr. Ngbede has been a class teacher, Methodist High School, Obagaji, 1980-81; tutor, Community Secondary School, Ugbakwa, during the National Youth Service Corps program, 1990-91. From 1991 to 1993 he worked as a Senior Agriculture Superintendent with Apa local government council. He was once Chairman, Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees, NULGE, Apa chapter. The Commissioner also served as Supervisory Councillor for Health, Apa local government council, 1995-96; Chairman, Apa local government council, 1996-97 as well as member, Governing Board, National Horticultural Research Institute, Ibadan, 2000-4. He was appointed Commissioner for Water Resources and Environment from 2007 – 2011, by Rt. Hon. Gabriel Suswam

In the political sphere, he was member, PDP Gubernatorial Campaign Organization in Benue State, 1999; Director of Media, Dr. George Akume Re-election Campaign Organization, and Director of Administration, Rt. Hon Gabriel Suswam Governorship Campaign Organization.

A Knight of John Wesley (KJN), member of several clubs and organizations, he has also attended many seminars, symposia and workshops within and outside the country.

A married man, his enjoys reading, travelling, reading novels and games.