President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointments of new heads for 17 parastatals and agencies under the Federal Ministry of Education, including the Joint Admissions & Matriculation Board (JAMB), National Universities Commission (NUC) and the Universal Basic Education (UBE) among others.
The appointees are Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, NUC; Dr. Hameed Bobboyi, UBE; Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, JAMB; Prof. Charles Uwakwe, NECO; Prof. Lilian Salami, Nigerian Institute for Education Planning and Administration; Prof. Lanre Aina, National Library of Nigeria; Prof. Abba Haladu, National Commission for Mass Literacy, Adult and Non-Formal Education; Prof. Bashir Usman, Nomadic Education Commission and Prof. Isioma Isiugo-Abanihe, National Business and technical Examinations Board.
Others are Prof. Sunday Ajiboye, Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria; Afolabi Aderinto, Computer Registration Council of Nigeria; Prof. Bappah Aliyu, the National Commission for Colleges of Education; Dr. Abdullahi Baffa, Tertiary Education Trust Fund and Prof. Garba Dahuwa Azare, National Teachers Institute.
Prof. Michael Afolabi Is the new head of the Librarian Registration Council of Nigeria; Prof. Steven Ejugwu Onah, National Mathematical Centre; and Prof. Chinyere Ohiri-Aniche, National Institute of Nigerian Languages.
Some of the retained chief executives include, Prof. Samaila Junaidu, Nigeria Educational Research and Development Council; Prof. Rauf Adebisi, Nigerian French Language Village; Dr. Mas’ud Kazaure, National Board for Technical Education; and Prof. Muhammad Mu’az, National Arabic Language Village.
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