Buhari Sacks Heads of 17 Agencies, Names Ishaq Oloyede, 16 Others as Replacements

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by Omono Okonkwo, PremiumTimes

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday approved the appointment of 17 new chief executives of various parastatals under the Federal Ministry of Education.

The new appointees are Abubakar Rasheed (National Universities Commission); Lilian Salami (Nigerian Institute For Educational Planning and Administration); Hameed Boboyi (Universal Basic Education Board); Lanre Aina (National Library of Nigeria); Charles Uwakwe (National Examinations Council); Abba Haladu (National Commission For Mass Literacy, Adult And Non-Formal Education); Bashir Usman (Nomadic Education Commission); and Ifeoma Isiugo-Abanihe (National Business and Technical Examination Board (NABTEB).

Others are Sunday Ajiboye (Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria); Afolabi Aderinto (Computer Registration Council of Nigeria); Bappah Aliyu (National Commission For Colleges of Education); Abdullahi Bichi Baffa (Tertiary Education Tax Fund); Garba Dahuwa Azare (National Teachers Institute); and Michael Afolabi (Librarian Registration Council of Nigeria).

Also appointed are Steven Ejugwu Onah (National Mathematical Centre, Sheda); Ishaq Oloyede (Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board); and Chinyere Ohiri-Aniche (National Institute of Nigerian Languages).

A statement by a deputy director in the ministry, Benjamim Goong, said the new chief executives had been invited to meet with the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, on Tuesday.

Mr. Goong also said four heads of parastatals under the ministry were retained. They are Samaila Junaidu of Nigeria Educational Research & Development Council; Raaufu Adebisi of Nigerian French Language Village Badagry; Mas’ud A. Kazaure of National Board For Technical Education; and Muhammad Mu’az of National Arabic Language Village, Maiduguri, Borno State.

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S/No
Parastatal
Name
1.
Nigeria Educational Research & Development Council (NERDC)
Prof. Samaila Junaidu
2.
Nigerian French Language Village Badagry, (NFLV)  
Prof. Raauf Adebisi
3.
National Board For Technical Education (NBTE)
Dr. Mas’ud A. Kazaure
4.
National Arabic Language Village, Maiduguri, Borno State (NALV)
Prof Muhammad Mu’az
 
S/No
Parastatal
Name
1.
National Universities Commission (NUC)
 
 
Prof. Abubakar Adamu Rasheed
2.
Nigerian Institute For Educational Planning and Administration (NIEPA)
 
Prof. Mrs Lilian Salami
3.
Universal Basic Education Board (UBEC)
 
Dr. Hameed Bobboyi
4.
National Library of Nigeria (NLN)
Prof. Lanre Aina
5.
National Examinations Council (NECO)
Prof. Charles Uwakwe
Prof. Charles Uwakwe
6.
National Commission For Mass Literacy, Adult And Non-Formal Education (NCMLA&NE)
Prof. Abba Haladu
7.
Nomadic Education Commission (NEC)
Prof. Bashir H. Usman
8.
National Business and Technical Examination Board  (NABTEB)
Prof. Ifeoma Isiugo-Abanihe
9.
Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria  (TRCN)
Prof. Sunday Josiah Ajiboye
10.
Computer Registration Council of Nigeria (CPN)
 
Afolabi N. Aderinto
11.
National Commission For Colleges of Education (NCCE)
Prof. Bappah Aliyu
12.
Tertiary Education Tax Fund (TETFund)
Dr. Abdullahi Bichi Baffa
13.
National Teachers Institute  (NTI)
Prof. Garba Dahuwa Azare
14.
Librarian Registration Council of Nigeria (LRCN)
 
Prof. Michael Afolabi
15.
National Mathematical Centre, Sheda (NMC)
 
Prof. Steven Ejugwu Onah
16.
Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB)
Prof. Ishaq Olarenwaju Oloyode
17.
National Institute of Nigerian Languages NINLAN
 
Prof. Chinyere Ohiri-Aniche
 
The four parastatals whose chief executives will retain their position are:
 
S/No
Parastatal
Name
1.
Nigeria Educational Research & Development Council (NERDC)
 
Prof. Samaila Junaidu
2.
Nigerian French Language Village Badagry, (NFLV)  
Prof. Raauf Adebisi
3.
National Board For Technical Education (NBTE)
Dr. Mas’ud A. Kazaure
4.
National Arabic Language Village, Maiduguri, Borno State (NALV)
Prof Muhammad Mu’az
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