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Buhari Replaces JAMB Boss, And Sixteen Others

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According to a press release signed by Benjamin Bem Goong, Deputy Director (Press) of the Federal Ministry of Education, the Federal Government led by President Muhammadu Buhari have approved the removal of some heads of parastatals under the Ministry. It also approved the immediate appointment of replacements for the outgoing heads.

Below is the full list of new Chief Executive Officers as approved by President Buhari

National Universities Commission (NUC) – Prof. Abubakar Adamu Rasheed

Nigerian Institute For Educational Planning and Administration (NIEPA) – Prof. Mrs. Lilian Salami

Universal Basic Education Board (UBEC) – Dr. Hameed Bobboyi

National Library of Nigeria (NLN) – Prof. Lanre O. Aina

National Examinations Council (NECO) – Prof. Charles Uwakwe

National Commission For Mass Literacy, Adult And Non-Formal Education (NCMLA&NE) – Prof. Abba Haladu

Nomadic Education Commission (NEC) – Prof. Bashir H. Usman

National Business and Technical Examination Board (NABTEB) – Prof. Ifeoma Isiugo-Abanihe

Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN) – Prof. Sunday Josiah Ajiboye

Computer Registration Council of Nigeria (CPN) – Afolabi N. Aderinto

National Commission For Colleges of Education (NCCE) – Prof. Bappah Aliyu

Tertiary Education Tax Fund (TETFund) – Dr. Abdullahi Bichi Baffa

National Teachers Institute (NTI) – Prof. Garba Dahuwa Azare

Librarian Registration Council of Nigeria (LRCN) – Prof. Michael Afolabi

National Mathematical Centre, Sheda (NMC) – Prof. Steven Ejugwu Onah

Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) – Prof. Ishaq Olarenwaju Oloyode

National Institute of Nigerian Languages NINLAN – Prof. Chinyere Ohiri-Aniche

Similarly, he said the President also approved that the following four chief executives to be retained in their respective agencies.

Prof Samaila Junaidu – Nigeria Educational Research & Development Council (NERDC)

Prof Raauf Adebisi – Nigerian French Language Village Badagry, (NFLV)

Dr Mas’ud A. Kazaure – National Board For Technical Education (NBTE)

Prof Muhammad Mu’az – National Arabic Language Village, Maiduguri, Borno State (NALV)

The seventeen newly elevated officers are expected to have a meeting with the Honorabl Minister of Education, tomorrow in Abuja, FCT

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