NECO debunks assassination rumour surrounding registrar’s death
The National Examination Council (NECO) has debunked the rumour surrounding the death of its registrar Godswill Obioma.
The registrar is said to have died in his sleep in his residence in Minna on Monday night.
According to the Director, Human resources of the NECO, Abdul Mustapha who confirmed his death to Vanguard, he said Obioma died in his sleep as a result of heart failure.
Mr. Mustapha forwarded communication from Obioma’s second son, Prince Godswill Obioma, informing him of the death of his father thus:
“Mustapha K. Abdul (Director Human Resource Management, NECO), “Dear Sir, this is to formally inform you that my father, Prof. Godswill Obioma, the Registrar/Chief Executive of NECO passed to eternal glory yesterday 31/5/2021 after a brief illness.”
“We request that you kindly notify the Board, Management and the entire staff of the Council of this development. “We shall keep you duly informed.”
“Prince Godswill Obioma the 2nd, for the family.” the statement read.
There are conflicting reports on the cause of his death. Some news medium reported that he was assassinated.