President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Prof. Ibrahim Dantani Wushishi as Registrar/Chief Executive of the National Examinations Council (NECO).
NECO spokesman, Sani Azeez, in a statement earlier today said the appointment, dated 16th July, 2021 with reference No: FME/PSE/NECO/1078/C.1/36, was signed by the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu.
The appointment, according to the statement, is for an initial tenure of five years, and it takes effect from 12th July, 2021.
A Professor of Science Education, Wushishi was born on 5th April, 1965 and hails from Wushishi Local Government Area of Niger State.
He was a lecturer in the Faculty of Education, Usmanu Danfodio University, Sokoto, before he transferred his services to the 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.
Until his appointment as Registrar/Chief Executive of NECO, Prof. wushishi was a Professor of Science Education (Chemistry) at the Federal University of Technology, Minna.