Professor Obioma’s appointment accepted by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The announcement of the appointment comes two days after Prof Charles Uwakwe, four others sacked by President Muhammadu Buhari.
EBONYI State Resident Commissioner of INEC, Prof. Godswill Obioma, named the new Registrar of NECO.
The National Examinations Council (NECO) has gotten a brand new Registrar and Chief Executive Officer, Professor Godswill Obioma.
President Muhammadu Buhari approved Obioma’s appointment to replace Charles Uwakwe. Who, until his sack last Friday by the president, was on suspension running into two years.
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 acknowledged that the appointment which is for an preliminary tenure of 5 years takes effect from 14th May 2020.
In a press release signed by the Head of Information and Public Relations Division, Azeez Sani. The Registrar officially took over the affairs of the Council from the previous Acting Registrar, Mallam Abubakar Gana. On Friday, 22nd May 2020 at the Council’s headquarters in Minna.
The new NECO Registrar is a Professor of Education Measurement and Evaluation. Also, a former Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Educational Research and Development Council.
Till his appointment as Registrar/CE of NECO, Prof. Obioma was the Ebonyi State Resident Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission.