Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari has okayed the Appointment of Professor Godswill Obioma as Registrar and Chief Executive Officer of National Examinations Council (NECO).
Professor Godswill Obioma will replace Charles Uwakwe as the Registrar and Chief Executive Officer of NECO.
Professor Obioma’s appointment has been approved by President Muhammadu Buhari.
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 stated that the appointment which is for an initial tenure of five years takes effect from 14th May 2020.
In a statement signed by the Head of Information and Public Relations Division, Azeez Sani, the Registrar officially took over the affairs of the Council from the former 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 and was a former Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Educational Research and Development Council.
Until his appointment as Registrar/CE of NECO, Prof. Obioma was the Ebonyi State Resident Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission.
PROFILE OF PROFESSOR GODSWILL OBIOMA
Date of Birth:
12th December 1953
State of Origin:
- PhD, Educational Measurement and Evaluation, University of Nigeria Nsukka, July 1985
- MEd, Educational Measurement and Evaluation, University of Nigeria Nsukka, March 1982
- BSc (Hon), Mathematics/Education, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, June 1979
- NCE, Mathematics/Physics, Alvan Ikoku College of Education, Owerri, June 1975
PROFESSIONAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE
Executive Secretary, Nigeria Educational Research and Development Council, Sheda Abuja
Chief Executive Officer and Registrar of NECO