FG Appoints New Registrar For NECO

A new registrar and chief executive has been appointed for the National Examination Council (NECO) by President Goodluck Jonathan. He is Professor Monday Tommy Joshua.

The appointment letter dated 2nd April, 2015, and signed by the secretary to the government of the federation, Senator Anyim Pius Anyim, said Joshua was appointed registrar of NECO with effect from 30th March, 2015.

The appointment is coming on the heels of the expiration of the tenure of the outgoing registrar, Professor Promise Nwachukwu Okpala, whose eight years tenure expires this month.

Professor Joshua was until his appointment a professor of Educational Research, Measurement and Evaluation in the Faculty of Education, University of Calabar.

He was born in Afaha Nsit 11 of Nsit Ibom local government of Akwa Ibom State.

Joshua attended Calabar Polytechnic, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Iowa State University of Science and Technology, Ames, Iowa State, USA and University of Calabar and obtained NCE, B. Sc (Educ), M. Sc and Ph. D degrees respectively.

He was promoted to the rank of professor in October 2006 by the University of Calabar. He has been a regular monitor of NECO and JAMB administered examinations as well as a consultant to many professional bodies. He has published and authored over 100 publications in many national and international journals.

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