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Buhari appoints Godswill Obioma as new Registrar of NECO


President Buhari has approved the appointment of Prof  Godswill Obioma as the new Registrar and Chief Executive Officer of  the National Examination Council(NECO), following the sack Charles Uwakwe  and three other members of the management for various offences bordering on financial impropriety

The new appointment approved in a letter dated May 15 and signed by the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu and dated May 15 said the  five years appointment took effect from May 14.

The statement made available by the spokesperson of the board disclosed that new Registrar officially took over from the former Acting Registrar, Abubakar Gana, on May 22 at the Council’s headquarters in Minna.

The new Registrar of the council is a Professor of Education Measurement and Evaluation and is a former Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Educational Research and Development Council.

The statement added that,until his appointment as Registrar and  of the counci; he was the Ebonyi State Resident Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission, and hails from Bende, Abia State. 

He was appointed in 1991 as Professor of Mathematics Education and Evaluation, University of Jos, and one time a Director of Monitoring, Research and Statistics, National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB), Benin, Edo State from 2001 to 2003.