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The board of directors approves the Ag. NECO registrar

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The board of directors approves the Ag.  NECO registrar

By Funmilayo Adeyemi
The Board of Directors of the National Board of Exams (NECO) approved the appointment of Mr. Ebikibina Ogborodi as Acting Registrar / CEO of the Board.

The approval is contained in a statement signed by Mr. Azeez Sani, head of the council’s information and public relations division, in Abuja on Thursday.

Ogborodi’s appointment follows the death on Monday of Professor Godswill Obioma, Registrar of NECO, after a brief illness.

Until his appointment, Ogborodi was the director of special duties of the council.

Sani said the board approved the appointment of the acting registrar at its emergency meeting on Wednesday.

He added that Ogborodi had been appointed because he was the highest director of the council, adding that all council activities would continue as planned.

Ogborodi is from the Sagbama local government area in Bayelsa.

He obtained his first degree from the University of Jos in 1986 and a Masters in Learning Disabilities from the same university in 1999.

The Acting Registrar joined the NECO service in 1999 and has held various positions.

He has also served as Acting Director, Exam Development Department, Acting Director, Office of the Registrar, Director, General Services and Director, Human Resource Management, among others. (NAA)

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