Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani-Bello has applauded President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing Prof. Dantani Wushishi the substantive registrar of the National Examination Council.
In a statement by Mrs Mary Noel-Berje, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor in Minna on Thursday, Bello said Wushishi is the right choice and highly merited the appointment.
He added that the new NECO registrar is an outstanding and reputable academician who, according to him, has achieved so much and made the state and the country proud in the education sector.
He said, “We are proud that one of our own has been credibly picked to head the nation’s examination body. We must support him to succeed because if he fails, it is Niger State that fails.”
The governor prayed Allah to guide and direct the decisions and actions of the new NECO registrar and to grant him a successful tenure.
Wushishi was born on April 5, 1965, and is a Prof. of Science Education from Wushishi Local Government Area of Niger State.
President Buhari appointed him as the substantive Registrar of NECO on July 19, following the death the Prof Goodwill Obioma in May.