The Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Universities Commission NUC Prof. Abubakar Adamu Rasheed and the Registrar of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board JAMB Prof. Ishaq Oloyede handed over their agencies on Monday.
The Chief Executives were appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari on August 1, 2016 all for a period of 5 year.
Ibrahim Yakasai the spokesman of NUC confirmed the development saying Prof. Rasheed handed over today. Also Fabian Benjamin, JAMB spokesperson noted that “Prof Oloyede handed over already before we got directives from the Ministry of Education.”
Other heads of agencies and corporations who also handed over include the Executive Secretary, Universal Basic Education Board, Dr Hameed Boboyi; Prof. Ifeoma Isiugo-Abanihe of the National Business and Technical Examination Board; Prof. Sunday Ajiboye of the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria; Afolabi Aderinto of the Computer Registration Council of Nigeria; Prof. Garba Azare of the National Teachers Institute; and Prof. Michael Afolabi of the Librarian Registration Council of Nigeria.
Similarly Prof. Steven Ejugwu Onah of the National Mathematical Centre, Shedda; Prof. Chinyere Ohiri-Aniche of the National Institute of Nigerian Languages; Prof. Lillian Salami of the Nigerian Institute for Educational Planning and Administration; Prof. Lanre Aina of the National Library of Nigeria; Prof. Abba Haladu of the National Commission for Mass Literacy, Adult and Non-Formal Education and Prof. Bashir Usman of the Nomadic Education Commission have all handed over to the most senior officials in their agencies.
SkyDaily understands that some of the persons that handed over their agencies and commissions are eligible for re-appointment pending the resolution of the Federal Ministry of Education and the presidency.