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General News of Tuesday, 20 July 2021

Source: punchng.com

FG names new NECO registrar

Prof. Ibrahim Wushishi Prof. Ibrahim Wushishi

The president, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, (retd.), has appointed Prof. Ibrahim Wushishi as the substantive Registrar and Chief Executive Officer of the National Examination Council.

He is the first indigene of Niger State to head the council.

Wushishi replaces Prof. Godswill Obioma who passed on about two months ago.

A statement confirming the appointment of the new Registrar made available to newsmen in Minna on Monday said the appointment letter of  Wushishi was signed by the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu.

The letter with reference number FME/PSE/NECO/1078/C.1/36 dated 16 July 2021 said the appointment was for an initial period of five years effective July 12, 2021.

The statement, which was signed by Head, Public Relations and Information, Azeez Sani, said the new appointee was a Professor of Science Education at the Federal University of Technology Minna, Niger state before his appointment. 

Born on 5th April, 1965 Professor Wushishi  hails from Wushishi Local Government Area of Niger State and  was a lecturer in the Faculty of Education, Usmanu Danfodio University, Sokoto.

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.

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