President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Professor Godswill Obioma as registrar and Chief executive of the National Examinations Council, NECO.
In a statement by NECO head of information, Azeez Sani, the approval is contained In a letter dated 15th May, 2020 with reference NO: FME/PS/396/C1/1/134 AND signed by the Minister of education Adamu Adamu.
The letter stated that the appointment which is for an initial tenure of five years, takes effect from 14th May, 2020.
Obioma is a professor of education measurement and evaluation, born on 12th December 1953 and hail from Bende local government area of Abia State.
The registrar on Friday, 22nd May, 2020 formally took over the affairs of the Council from the former acting registrar, Abubakar Gana at the councils headquarters in Minna.
Professor Obioma was a former executive secretary of the Nigeria educational research and development council.
Until his appointment as registrar/CE of NECO, professor Obioma was the Ebonyi State resident electoral commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission.