President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Prof. Ibrahim Wushishi as Registrar/Chief Executive of the National Examinations Council.
Mr Azeez Sani, Head, Information and Public Relations Division disclosed this in a statement, made available to newsmen in Abuja on Monday.
Sani said the appointment came 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.
According to him, the appointment which is for an initial tenure of five years, takes effect from July 12.
Wushishi, who is a Professor of Science Education, was born on April 5, 1965 and hail from Wushishi Local Government Area of Niger State.
He was a lecturer in the Faculty of Education, Usmanu Danfodio University, Sokoto, before he transfered his service to Federal University of Technology, Minna.
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.
He was also the Head of Department, Department of Science Education, FUT Minna; Head of Department, Department of Science Education, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai.
Wushishi, who was until his appointment as Registrar/Chief Executive of NECO, was a Professor of Science Education (Chemistry) at the Federal University of Technology, Minna.