Days after sacking the Registrar of the National Examinations Council (NECO) and some other officials, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Professor Godswill Obioma, as the new registrar and Chief Executive officer of NECO.
Professor Godswill, who has previously been working as the Ebonyi State Resident Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission until his recent appointment is a Professor of Education Measurement and Evaluation.
In a letter dated 15th May 2020 with Reference No: FME/PS/396/C1/1/134 and signed by the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, the letter stated that the appointment which is for an initial tenure of five years takes effect from 14th May 2020.
The statement, which was signed by the Head of Information and Public Relations Division, Azeez Sani, disclosed that the new registrar is to take over from the previous Acting Registrar Mallam Abubakar Gana on Friday, 22nd May 2020 at the Council’s headquarters in Minna.
The new NECO Registrar was a former Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Educational Research and Development Council.