Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reconstitution of the boards of 19
agencies and parastatals under the Federal Ministry of Education.
to a release signed by the Director of Press in the Ministry of
Education, Mr. Chinenye Ihuoma and made available to News Agency of
Nigeria (NAN), members of the board will run for a period of four years
in the first instance.
Ihuoma said the President took into cognizance provisions of the
respective legislation with respect to composition, competence,
credibility, integrity, federal character and geo-political spread.
said those appointed as heads of the boards are Ayo Banjo, National
Universities Commission (NUC); Emeka Nwajiuba, Tertiary Education Trust
Fund (TETFund) and Ekaete Okon, National Institute for Educational
Planning and Administration, NIEPA.
Others are Mahmud Mohammed,
Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC; Zainab Alkali, National
Library of Nigeria; and Abubakar Saddiq, National Examination Council,
Also, Gidado Akko, National Commission for Mass Literacy,
Adult and Non-Formal Education, NMEC; Gidado Tahir, National Commission
for Nomadic Education, NCNE; and Leonard Karshima, National Business and
Technical Education, NABTEB; made the list.
Others are Adamu
Baikie, Teachers’ Registration Council of Nigeria, TRCN; Maigari
Dingyadi, National Commission for Colleges of Education, NCCE; and Kaka
Yale, National Teachers’ Institute, NTI; Buba Bajoga, National
Mathematical Centre, NMC; Emmanuel Ndukwe, Joint Admissions and
Matriculation Board, JAMB; and N. N. Nnabuchi, National Institute of
Nigerian Languages, NINLAN.
Others are Paul Unongo, Nigerian
Educational Research and Development Council, NERDC; Saliba Mukoro,
Nigerian French Language Village, NFLV; Modupe Adelabu, National Board
for Technical Education, NBTE; and O. Oladusi, Nigerian Arabic Language
She said the Boards, consisting of the Chairmen and Members, would be inaugurated on a date to be announced soon.
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