The Registrar of National Examination Council (NECO), Godswill Obioma, is dead.
The Director, human resource management, Mustapha Abdul confirmed the incident to journalists following a letter he received from the family of the deceased.
The letter reads:
“Dear Sir, this is to formally inform you that my father Prof. Godswill Obioma the Registrar/Chief Executive of NECO passed to eternal glory yesterday 31/5/2021 after a brief illness.
We request that you kindly notify the Board, Management and the entire staff of the Council of this development.
We shall keep you duly informed.
Prince Godswill Obioma the 2nd, for the family”
Mr Obioma has been facing attempts to remove him from office as the head of NECO, a prominent examination body run by the Nigerian government.
Mr Obioma, 67, was appointed as head of NECO on May 14, 2020.