Prof Godswill Obioma has been appointed by Buhari as new NECO registrar

Professor Godswill Obioma, has been appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari as the new registrar and chief executive officer (CEO) of the National Examination Council (NECO).

This is coming just two days after President Buhari sacked Charles Uwakwe from the position.

Uwakwe was suspended in May 2018 over alleged mismanagement of N25 billion.

However, before he was appointed as the new NECO registrar, Obioma was the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) resident electoral commissioner (REC) in Ebonyi state.

In a statement signed on Friday by the information and public relations of NECO, Azeez Sani, said Obioma’s appointment is for an initial tenure of five years which would take effect from May 14.

Obioma was born in 1953 and hailed from Bends local government area of Abia state, he is also a professor of education measurement and evaluation.

He was a director, monitoring, research and statistics at the National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB).

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