Buhari appoints new heads for NCCE, NBTE, others



Chimezie Godfrey


President Muhammadu Buhari  has approved appointments into key establishments in the education sector. 

This was disclosed in a statement the Director, Press and Public Relations, Federal Ministry of Education, Abuja, Ben Bem Goong and made available to newsmen on Wednesday.

According to him, the appointments are:  Prof. John Okpako Enaohwo  – Chairman, Governing Board, National Commission for Colleges of Education, (NCCE), Abuja , Prof. Abdullahi A.  Abba –  Pro- Chancellor/ Chairman, Governing Council, Federal University of Health Sciences Otukpo, Benue , and  Prof. Idris Muhammad Bugaje – Executive Secretary, National Board for Technical Education, (NBTE) Kaduna. 

Others are Dr. Benjamin Ogbole Abakpa   -Executive Secretary, National Senior  Secondary Education Commission, (NSSEC), Abuja, Prof. Paulinus Chijikoke Okwelle – Executive Secretary, National Commission for Colleges of Education (NCCE) Abuja,  Prof. Ibrahim Muhammad  –   Director/CEO, Nigerian Arabic Language Village, Ngala Borno , and Mrs. Hajo Sani (OON)      – Ambassador / Permanent delegate of Nigeria to United Nations Educational  Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

Goong stressed that all the appointments are with effect from the 16th March, 2021.