The Governing Board of the National Examinations Council, NECO, has approved the appointment of Ebikibina John Ogborodi as the Acting Registrar/Chief Executive of the Council.
This came two days after the former registrar, Godswill Obioma died from a brief illness.
A statement by NECO spokesperson, Azeez Sani, said Ogborodi, was the Director, Special Duties in the Council and his new appointment was endorsed by the Governing Board at its emergency meeting held on Wednesday, 2nd June, 2021.
“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.
“Mr. Ogborodi hails from Sagbama Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.
“He obtained his first Degree from University of Jos in 1986 and a Master Degree in Learning Disability from the same university in 1999.
“The Acting Registrar joined the service of NECO in 1999 and had served in different capacities.
“He was a former Acting Director, Examination Development Department; Acting Director, Office of the Registrar; Director, General Services and Director, Human Resource Management among others, ” said the spokesman