President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Professor Ibrahim Dantani Wushishi as the substantive Registrar and Chief Executive Officer of the National Examination Council (NECO).
Dantami is the first indigene of Niger State appointed to head the council.
Wushishi replaces Professor Godswill Obioma who passed on about two months ago.
A statement confirming the appointment of the new Registrar was made available to newsmen in Minna on Monday.
The letter, with reference number FME/PSE/NECO/1078/C.1/36, dated July 16, 2021, said the appointment is for an initial period of five years effective 12th July 2021.
The statement signed by Azeez Sani Head Public Relations and Information said the new appointee is a Professor of Science Education at the Federal University of Technology Minna Niger state before his appointment.