President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of 17 new chief executives of parastatals and agencies under the Federal Ministry of Education.
According to a statement by the deputy director of press, Benjamin Bem Goong, yesterday, all the 17 appointments are with immediate effect from Monday, August01, 2016.
The appointments are as follows: National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Abubakar Adamu Rasheed; Nigerian Institute for Educational Planning and Administration (NIEPA), Prof. Mrs Lilian Salami; Universal Basic Education Board (UBEC), Dr Hameed Bobboyi; National Library of Nigeria (NLN), Prof. Lanre O. Aina; National Examinations Council (NECO), Prof. Charles Uwakwe; National Commission For Mass Literacy, Adult And Non-Formal Education (NCMLA&NE), Prof. Abba Haladu; Nomadic Education Commission (NEC), Prof. Bashir H. Usman.
Others include, National Business and Technical Examination Board (NABTEB), Prof. Ifeoma Isiugo-Abanihe; Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), Prof. Sunday Josiah Ajiboye; Computer Registration Council of Nigeria (CPN), Afolabi N. Aderinto; National Commission for Colleges of Education (NCCE), Prof. Bappah Aliyu; Tertiary Education Tax Fund (TETFund), Dr. Abdullahi Bichi Baffa; National Teachers Institute (NTI), Prof. Garba Dahuwa Azare; Librarian Registration Council of Nigeria (LRCN), Prof. Michael Afolabi; National Mathematical Centre, Sheda (NMC), Prof. StevenEjugwu Onah; Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Ishaq OlarenwajuOloyode; National Institute of Nigerian Languages NINLAN, Prof. Chinyere Ohiri-Aniche Similarly, President Buhari has also approved that four other chief executives to be retained in their respective agencies.
They include Prof Samaila Junaidu, Nigeria Educational Research & Development Council (NERDC); Prof Raauf Adebisi, Nigerian French Language Village Badagry (NFLV); Dr Mas’ud A. Kazaure, National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) and Prof Muhammad Mu’az, National Arabic Language Village, Maiduguri, Borno State (NALV).
The 17 new chief executives are to report to the office of the minister of Education tomorrow, August 2, 2016, by 12pm.