President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Professor Ibrahim Dantani Wushishi as Registrar/Chief Executive of the National Examinations Council (NECO).
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.
This was contained in a statement made available to journalists on Monday by the Head, Information and Public Relations Division, NECO Headquarters in Minna, Mr Azeez Sani.
The statement added that Wushishi, a Professor of Science Education, was born on April 5, 1965 and hails from Wushishi Local Government Area of Niger State.
Professor Wushishi was a lecturer in the Faculty of Education, Usmanu Danfodio University, Sokoto, before he transferred his service to the 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; Head of Department, Department of Science Education, FUT Minna, Head of Department, Department of Science Education, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai