A Professor of Science Education who specialises in Chemistry at the Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger State, Ibrahim Wushishi who hails from Wushishi Local Government Area of Niger State has been appointed as the new registrar of National Examination Council by President Buhari.
The appointment is coming less than two months after the immediate past substantive registrar of the examination body, Godswill Obioma, died in Minna, Niger State.
Following Obioma’s demise on May 30, the governing board of the examination body had on June 3 announced the Director of Special Duties, Ebikibina Ogborodi, as an acting registrar.
However, a statement issued on Monday by NECO and signed by its Head, Information and Public Relations, Azeez Sani, said the appointment of Wushishi takes effect from July 12, 2021.
The statement reads in part: “A letter dated 16th July, 2021, with reference No: FME/PSE/NECO/1078/C.1/36 and signed by the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, stated that the appointment which is for an initial tenure of five years, takes effect from12th July, 20.”