Professor Godswill Obioma has been appointed by President Buhari as the new Registrar and Chief Executive Officer of the National Examinations Council (NECO).
Until his appointment as Registrar/CE of NECO, Prof. Obioma was the Ebonyi State Resident Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission.
In a letter dated 15th May 2020 with Reference No: FME/PS/396/C1/1/134, the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, stated that the appointment, which is for an initial tenure of five years, takes effect from 14th May 2020.
In a statement signed by the Head of Information and Public Relations Division, Azeez Sani, Professor Godswill Obioma officially took over the affairs of the Council from the former Acting Registrar, Mallam Abubakar Gana on Friday, 22nd May 2020 at the Council’s headquarters in Minna.
An erudite scholar, Prof. Obioma has many scholarly publications to his credit. He is married and blessed with children.