The Governing Board of the National Examinations Council (NECO) has approved the appointment of Ebikibina John Ogborodi as new acting Registrar.
Ogborodi replaces the late registrar of the Council, Prof Godswill Obioma, who died on June 1 after suspected heart failure.
His appointment as NECO Acting Registrar/Chief Executive was contained in a circular issued by the Director, Human Resource Management, Mr Mustapha Abdul in Minna on Thursday.
The Circular explained that the Acting Registrar’s appointment was endorsed by the Governing Board at its emergency meeting held on 2nd June, 2021.
It also highlighted that Ogborodi appointment was as a result of being the most Senior Director in the Council.
Ogborodi hails from Sagbama Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.
He joined the service of NECO in 1999 and had served in different capacities.
He was a former Acting Director, Examination Development Department; Acting Director, Office of the Registrar; Director, General Services and Director, Human Resource Management among others.
Until his appointment, Ogborodi was the Director of Special Duties in the Council.