President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday appointed Professor Ibrahim Dantani Wushishi as Registrar/Chief Executive of the National Examination Council (NECO).
Recall that Ebikibina John Ogborodi from Bayelsa State has been acting as a registrar since the death of Prof Godswill Obioma, the former registrar.
In a letter 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.
Here are some things to know about the new registrar:
1. He was born on 5th April, 1965
2. He hails from from Wushishi Local Government Area of Niger State
3. He’s a Professor of Science Education
4. He was a lecturer in the Faculty of Education, Usmanu Danfodio University, Sokoto, before he transfered his service to Federal University of Technology, Minna.
5. 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.
6. He is married and blessed with Children.