A former lecturer I n the Faculty of Education, Usmanu Danfodio University, Sokoto, Professor Ibrahim Dantani Wushishi has been appointed substantive Registrar/Chief Executive of the National Examinations Council (NECO) by President Muhammadu Buhari.
His appointment followed the death of the former Registrar, Prof. Godswill Obioma last month.
The Head Information and Public Relations of the council, Azeez Sani, stated this in a statement issued in Minna on Monday. He said, “In a letter dated 16th July, 2021 with reference No: FME/PSE/NECO/1078/C.1/36 and signed by the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, stated that the appointment which is for an initial tenure of five years, takes effect from 12TH July, 2021.” A Professor of Science Education, Wushishi was born on 5th April, 1965 and hail from Wushishi Local Government Area of Niger State.
Professor Wushishi was a lecturer in the Faculty of Education, Usmanu Danfodio University, Sokoto, before he transferred his service to Federal University of Technology, Minna. He has held other positions in the education sector, among which are Post Graduate Coordinator, Department of Science Education, Federal University of Technology, Minna; Sub-Dean School of Science and Science Education, FUT, Minna; Head of Department, Department of Science Education, FUT Minna; Head of Department, Department of Science Education, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai.