Governing Board of the National Examinations Council (NECO) has approved the appointment of Mr Ebikibina John Ogborodi as new Acting Registrar/Chief Executive of the Council.
This was disclosed in a press statement by the Director, Human Resource Management, Mr Mustapha Abdul in Minna on Thursday, June 3, 2021.
The appointment followed the death of the Registrar, Professor Godswill Obioma on Monday, 1st June, 2021 after a brief illness. Until his appointment, Mr. Ogborodi was the Director Special Duties in the Council.
According to the statement, Ogborodi’s appointment was endorsed by the Governing Board at its emergency meeting held on 2nd June, 2021. Thus, his appointment was as a result of being the most Senior Director in the Council.
The Council has said all of its activities will continue unabated as earlier planned.
Ogborodi hails from Sagbama Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. He joined the service of NECO in 1999 and had served in different capacities.
Ogborodi was a former Acting Director, Examination Development Department; Acting Director, Office of the Registrar; Director, General Services and Director, Human Resource Management among others.