JUST IN: Buhari Appoints Northerner To Replace Late NECO Registrar

 

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Professor Ibrahim Dantani Wushishi as Registrar/Chief Executive of the National Examinations Council (NECO).

 

Wushishi replaces Professor Godswill Obioma from Abia State, who died a few months ago in Abuja.

 

A statement signed by Azeez Sani, Head, Information and Public Relations Division of NECO on Monday disclosed that the new appointment is for five years.

 

The statement read: “In 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 from 12TH July,2021.

 

” A Professor of Science Education, Wushishi was born on 5th April, 1965 and hail from Wushishi Local Government Area of Niger State.

 

” Professor Wushishi was a lecturer in the Faculty of Education, Usmanu Danfodio University, Sokoto, before he transfered his service to Federal University of Technology, Minna.

 

“He has held other positions in the education sector, among which are Post Graduate Coordinator, Department of Science Education, Federal University of Technology, Minna; Sub-Dean School of Science and Science Education, FUT, Minna; Head of Department, Department of Science Education, FUT Minna; Head of Department, Department of Science Education, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai.

NECO New registrar
New Registrar/Chief Executive of National Examinations Council (NECO), Dantani Wushishi

“Until his appointment as Registrar/Chief Executive of NECO, Prof. Wushishi was a Professor of Science Education (Chemistry) at the Federal University of Technology, Minna.

 

” An erudite scholar, Prof. Wushishi has many scholarly publications to his credit. He is married and blessed with children.”

 

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