President Muhammadu Buhari, has, upon the recommendation made by the Education Minister, Adamu Adamu, approved the reappointment of the Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board, JAMB, Professor Ishaq Oloyede, and the Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission, NUC, Professor Abubakar Rasheed.
A statement from the Federal Ministry of Education says the 2 reappointments are for a tenure of 5 years each, with effect from August 1, 2021.
Also reappointed is Dr. Hamid Bobboyi as Executive Secretary of the Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC for a second and final tenure of 4 years with effect from August 1, 2021.
President Buhari had earlier approved the reappointment of Professor Ifeoma Isiugo-Abanihe as Registrar/CEO of the National Business and Technical Examinations Board, NABTEB for a second term of 4 years to sustain the efforts at sensitising Nigerians on the critical role of Technical and Vocational Education and Training, TVET and business subjects in the new knowledge economy.
To give further impetus to mathematics education, approval was also granted for the appointment of Professor Promise Mebine as the Director/Chief Executive of the National Mathematical Centre for an initial tenure of 5 years with effect from August 17, 2021.