President Muhammadu Buhari, today April 7, has approved the reconstitution of the boards of 19 agencies and parastatals under the Federal Ministry of Education for a period of four years.
Director of Press in the ministry, Mrs Chinenye Ihuoma made this known in a statement issued and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria on Friday in Abuja.
According to Ms. Ihuoma, The President took into cognizance provisions of the respective legislation with respect to composition, competence, credibility, integrity, federal character and geo-political spread.
Those appointed as heads of the boards are
-Ayo Banjo, National Universities Commission (NUC)
-Emeka Nwajiuba, Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund)
-Ekaete Okon, National Institute for Educational Planning and Administration, NIEPA
-Mahmud Mohammed, Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC
-Zainab Alkali, National Library of Nigeria
-Abubakar Saddiq, National Examination Council, NECO
-Gidado Akko, National Commission for Mass Literacy, Adult and Non-Formal Education, NMEC
-Gidado Tahir, National Commission for Nomadic Education, NCNE
-Leonard Karshima, National Business and Technical Education, NABTEB
-Adamu Baikie, Teachers’ Registration Council of Nigeria, TRCN
-Maigari Dingyadi, National Commission for Colleges of Education, NCCE
-Kaka Yale, National Teachers’ Institute, NTI
-Buba Bajoga, National Mathematical Centre, NMC
-Emmanuel Ndukwe, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB
-N. N. Nnabuchi, National Institute of Nigerian Languages, NINLAN
-Paul Unongo, Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council, NERDC
-Saliba Mukoro, Nigerian French Language Village, NFLV
-Modupe Adelabu, National Board for Technical Education, NBTE
-O. Oladusi, Nigerian Arabic Language Village, NALV
The director of press said the Boards, consisting of the Chairmen and Members, would be inaugurated on a date to be announced soon.