The Registrar/Chief Executive, of the National Examinations Council (NECO), Prof. Ibrahim Dantani Wushishi has promised to reposition NECO to become a credible and internationally acclaimed examination body.

Prof. Wushishi made the promise in Minna, Niger State while taking over the affairs of the Council from the Former Acting Registrar, Mr. Ebikibina John Ogborodi.

According to him, “I am not here to be bias in any way, rather I am here as a Nigerian, I will work with everybody to take NECO to the desired heights”.

The Registrar who acknowledged that there are challenges that need to be tackled assured that with the support of all staff, the challenges are surmountable.

Prof. Wushishi solicited the support of the management and staff to enable him actualise his vision for the Council.

The Registrar who thanked President Muhammadu Buhari for deeming him fit to be appointed as NECO Registrar pledged to work closely with the Federal Ministry of Education and NECO Governing Board.

Earlier, the Former Acting Registrar, Mr. Ebikibina John Ogborodi had briefed the Registrar on the progress report on the ongoing 2021 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) as well as other mandates of the Council.

It could be recalled that Prof. Wushishi was on 12th July 2021 appointed as the substantive Registrar of NECO by President Muhammadu Buhari