President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday has appointed new Registrar/Chief Executive of the National Examination Council (NECO).
Buhari appoints Professor Ibrahim Dantani Wushishi as the new Registrar of the council.
Since the death of the former Registrar, Prof Godswill Obioma, The council has been run by an acting registrar.
Obioma reportedly died in Minna, Niger State capital, last month.
In a statement with reference No: FME/PSE/NECO/1078/C.1/36, the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, stated that the appointment of Wushishi is for an initial tenure of five years.
He said the appointment took effect on 12the July.
Wushishi was born on 5th April 1965 and hails from Wushishi Local Government Area of Niger State.
Below are some things to know about the new registrar:
He was born on 5th April, 1965
He hails from from Wushishi Local Government Area of Niger State
He’s a Professor of Science Education
He 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 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.
He is married and blessed with Children.