Buhari appoints Prof Wushishi as new NECO Registrar
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Professor Ibrahim Dantani Wushishi as Registrar/Chief Executive of the National Examinations Council, NECO.
In a letter dated July 16, 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 July 12, 2021.
Before now the council has been run by an acting registrar since the death of Prof Godswill Obioma, the former registrar.
Obioma reportedly died in Minna, Niger State capital, last month.
Wushishi was born on 5th April 1965 and hails from Wushishi Local Government Area of Niger State.
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