Buhari sacks JAMB boss, 16 others, appoints replacements

President Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday sacked 17 Chief Executives of parastatals and agencies under the Federal Ministry of Education including the Registrar of Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB).

Consequently, he has approved the appointment of replacements just as he retained four Chief Executives.

A statement by the Federal Ministry of Education said the appointments are with effect from Monday, August 1, 2016. The 17 agencies affected and the new Chief Executives are:

National Universities Commission (NUC) – Prof. Abubakar Adamu Rasheed; Nigerian Institute for Education Planning and Administration – Prof. (Mrs.) Lilian Salami; and Universal Basic Education – Dr. Hameed Bobboyi; National Library of Nigeria – Prof. Lanre Aina Others are National Examinations Council (NECO) – 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 Eechnical Examinations Board – Prof. Isioma Isiugo-Abanihe; Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN) – Prof. Sunday Josiah Ajiboye; and Computer Registration Council of Nigeria – Afolabi Aderinto.

Also included are National Commission for Colleges of Education – Prof. Bappah Aliyu; Tertiary Education Trust Fund – Dr. Abdullahi Bichi Baffa; National Teachers Institute – Prof. Garba Dahuwa Azare; Librarian Registration Council of Nigeria – Prof. Michael Afolabi; National Mathematical Centre – Prof. Steven Ejugwu Onah; Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) – Prof. Ishaq Oloyede; and National Institute of Nigerian Languages – Prof. Chinyere Ohiri-Aniche.

Those retained are Nigeria Educational Research & Development Council – Prof. Samaila Junaidu; Nigerian French Language C\Village – Prof. Rauuf Adebisi; National Board for Technical Education – Dr. Mas’ud Kazaure; and National Arabic Language Village – Prof. Muhammad Mu’az. Share this:

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