President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Professor Ibrahim Dantani Wushishi as the Registrar/Chief Executive of the National Examinations Council (NECO).
Recall that after the death of professor God’swill Obinna the former registrar, Ebikibina John Ogborodi from Bayelsa State has been acting as a registrar.
Obioma died recently in Minna, Niger State capital.
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Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, in a signed letter said the appointment which is for an initial tenure of five years takes effect from July 12.
Wushishi before his appointment as NECO registrar was a Professor of Science Education (Chemistry) at the Federal University of Technology, Minna.
Professor Wushishi was a lecturer in Usmanu Danfodio University, Sokoto under the Faculty of Education. He later transferred his service to the Federal University of Technology, Minna.
He was born on April 5, 1965 and hails from the Wushishi Local Government Area of Niger State.
Wushishi has occupied various positions in the education sector, among which are Post Graduate Coordinator, Department of Science Education, Federal University of Technology, Head of Department, Department of Science Education, FUT Minna, Minna; Sub-Dean School of Science and Science Education, FUT, Minna; ; Head of Department, Department of Science Education, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai.
As parts of His achievements, Prof. Wushishi has written and published many scholarly publications to his credit.
Wushishi is married with children.