The Governing Board of the National Examinations Council (NECO) has approved the appointment of Mr Ebikibina John Ogborodi as the acting Registrar and Chief Executive of the council.
The appointment followed the death of the former Registrar, Professor Godswill Obioma, who died on Monday, June 1, 2021.
Until his appointment, Mr Ogborodi was the Director Special Duties in the NECO.
A circular issued by the Director, Human Resource Management, Mr Mustapha K. Abdul, explained that the acting Registrar’s appointment was endorsed by the Governing Board at its emergency meeting held on 2nd June, 2021.
The circular explained that Mr Ogborodi’s appointment was as a result of his being the most senior director in the council.
The circular stated that all activities of the council are to continue unabated as earlier planned.