Buhari Appoints New Registrar For JAMB, Others


By Dipo Awojobi – President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointments of new Chief Executive Officers of parastatals under the Ministry of Education.

President Muhammadu Buhari

Some of the agencies’ heads were sacked, while others were merely replaced after their tenure had elapsed.

However, all the appointments are effective from Monday, August 1, 2016.

One of the persons changed by the President is the Registrar of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Prof. Dibu Ojerinde, who was replaced by Prof. Ishaq Oloyede.

The affected parastatals are:

National Universities Commission – Prof. Abubakar Adamu Rasheed

Nigerian Institute for Education Planning and Administration – Prof. Lilian Salami

Universal Basic Education – Dr. Hameed Bobboyi

National library of Nigeria – Prof Lanre Aina

National Examinations Council – Prof. Charles Uwakwe

National Commission for Mass Literacy, Adult and Non-Formal education – Prof. Abba Aladu

Nomadic education Commission – Prof. Bashir Usman

National Business and technical Examinations Board – Prof. Isioma Isiugo-Abanihe

Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria – Prof. Sunday Josiah Ajiboye

Computer Registration Council of Nigeria – Afolabi Aderinto

National Commission for Colleges of Education – Prof. Bappah Aliyu

Tertiary Education Trust Fund – Dr. Abdullahi Bichi Baffa

National Teachers Institute – Prof. Michael Afolabi

National Mathematical Centre – Prof. Steven Ejugwu Onah

Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB – Prof. Ishaq Oloyede

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

Similarly, President Buhari has also approved that the following chief executives to be retained in their respective agencies:

Nigeria Educational Research and Development Council – Prof. Samaila Junaidu

Nigerian French Language C\Village – Prof Rauf Adebisi

National board for technical education – Dr. Mas’ud Kazaure

National Arabic language Village – Prof. Muhammad Mu’az.


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