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Prof. Ishaq Oloyede Now JAMB Boss, as Buhari Sacks 17 CEO of Education Bodies


President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday sacked 17 Chief Executives of Parastatals and Agencies under the Federal Ministry of Education, including the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB).


For JAMB he sacked Prof. Dibu Ojerinde and appointed Prof. Ishaq Oloyede. Oloyede is the Secretary-General of Nigeria Supreme Council on Islamic Affairs.

Buhari also approved the appointment of replacements  for other education agencies but he retained four Chief Executives.

A statement by the Federal Ministry of Education said the appointments are with effect from Monday, August 01, 2016.

According to Saharareporters, the president decided to embark on the action following his agenda to improve on all sectors in ministries and MDAs by making necessary improvements before the last quarter of the year.

As a matter of fact, the gesture is already generating reactions from the public.

The 17 agencies affected and the new Chief Executives are:
National Universities Commission (NUC) – Prof Abubakar Adamu Rasheed
Nigerian Institute for Education Planning and Administration – Pro, Mrs. Lilian Salami
Universal Basic Education – Dr. Hameed Bobboyi
National Library of Nigeria – Prof Lanre Aina
National Examinations Council – Prof Charles Uwakwe
National Commission for Mass Literacy, Adult, and Non-Formal Education – Prof Abba Aladu
Nomadic Education Commission – Prof Bashir Usman
National Business and technical Examinations Board – Prof Isioma Isiugo-Abanihe
Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria – Prof Sunday Josiah Ajiboye
Computer Registration Council of Nigeria – Afolabi aderinto
National Commission for Colleges of Education – Prof Bappah Aliyu
Tertiary Education Trust Fund – Dr. Abdullahi Bichi Baffa
National Teachers Institute – Prof Garba Dahuwa Azare
Librarian Registration Council of Nigeria – Prof Michael Afolabi
National Mathematical Centre – Prof Steven Ejugwu Onah
Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB – Prof Ishaq Oloyede
National Institute of Nigerian Languages – Prof Chinyere Ohiri-Aniche
Those retained are;
Nigeria Educational Research & Development Council – Prof Samaila Junaidu
Nigerian French Language C\Village – Prof Rauuf Adebisi
National board for technical education – Dr. Mas’ud Kazaure
National Arabic language Village – Prof Muhammad Mu’az


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