President Buhari appoints professor Godswill Obioma as new NECO registrar
President Mohammadu Buhari has appointed professor Godswill Obioma as the new national examination council (NECO) registrar.
Professor Godswill Obioma took over the management of the Council from the former Acting Registrar Mallam Abubakar Gana on Friday, 22nd May 2020 at the Council’s headquarters in Minna.
In the appointment letter dated 15th May, 2020 with Reference No: FME/PS/396/C1/1/134, the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu said the appointment is for an initial tenure of five years and is effective from May 14, 2020.
Godswill Obioma is a Professor of Education Measurement and Evaluation and was a former Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Educational Research and Development Council.
He was Ebonyi State Resident Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission.
His appointment comes two days after Prof Charles Uwakwe, the former Registrar and CEO of the organisation was sacked by President Muhammadu Buhari over allegations of financial impropriety.