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NECO registrar pledges to reposition council as credible, internationally acclaimed exam body

The Registrar, National Examinations Council (NECO), Prof. Ibrahim Wushishi, has promised to reposition the council to become a credible and internationally acclaimed examination body.

Mr. Azeez Sani, the Head, Information and Public Relations Division of the council made this known in a statement in Abuja on Monday.

The registrar made this known at the official takeover of the affairs of the council from the former Acting Registrar, Mr. Ebikibina Ogborodi.

“I desire to make NECO surpass international standard which other examination bodies will look unto; that is my mission to NECO.

“I am not here to be biased in any way rather I am here as a Nigerian, I will work with everybody to take NECO to the desired heights,” he said.

Prof. Ibrahim Wushishi,

The registrar, who acknowledged that there were challenges that needed to be tackled, assured that with the support of staff, the challenges would be surmountable.

Wushishi assured the staff that their rewards and privileges would be given to them as and when due but stressed that the management under his leadership would not hesitate to punish any staff found wanting in the discharge of their duties.

He solicited the support of the management and staff to enable him to actualize his vision for the council.

He thanked President Muhammadu Buhari for deeming him fit to be appointed and pledged to work closely with the Federal Ministry of Education and NECO Governing Board.

Earlier, the Former Acting Registrar, Mr. Ebikibina Ogborodi had briefed the registrar on the progress report on the ongoing 2021 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) as well as another mandate of the Council.

It would be recalled that Wushishi was on July 12, appointed as the substantive Registrar of NECO by President Muhammadu Buhari. (NAN)

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