Ebikibina Ogborodi was director of special duties in the council prior to his appointment
The Governing Board of the National Examinations Council (NECO) has approved the appointment of Mr. Ebikibina Ogborodi as the acting Registrar/Chief Executive of the council.
The appointment followed the death of the Registrar, Professor Godswill Obioma after a brief illness.
According to the Head of Information and Public Relations Division of the council Azeez Sani, in a statement on Thursday in Niger State, he said the governing board approved the appointment of Ogborodi as acting registrar at an emergency meeting held on Wednesday, June 2, 2021.
Until his recent appointment, Mr Ogborodi was the Director of Special Duties in the council
Sani added that the appointment was endorsed after the governing board considered Ogborodi as the most senior director in the council.
A Circular issued by the council’s Director of Human Resource Management, Mustapha Abdul, stated that all activities of NECO would continue unabated as earlier planned.
Ogborodi, who hails from Sagbama Local Government Area of Bayelsa State
He obtained his first degree from the University of Jos in 1986 and a second degree from the same university in 1999.
The acting registrar joined the service of NECO in 1999
He has served in different capacities, including acting Director of Examination Development Department, acting Director of the Office of the Registrar, Director of General Services, and Director of Human Resource Management, among others.