JAMB Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede

JAMB Registrar, Prof Ishaq Oloyede has handed over to the director of information technology services of the board, Dr. Fabian Okoro following the expiration of his tenure as JAMB boss .

Smarts News reports that Prof. Oloyede, who was appointed as the Registrar of JAMB on August 1st 2016.

Oloyede completed his five-year term of office at the weekend and has been praised by many for reportedly turning around the examination body, especially in the areas of financial discipline, accountability and war against examination malpractices.

Smarts News gathered that prof. Oloyede’s decision to hand over to Mr Fabian Okoro was due to the directive by the ministry of education that all the concerned chief executives should hand over to the most senior directors in their agencies.

According to sources Oloyede and some other affected officials are eligible for reappointment for a second term by President Muhammadu Buhari

Other Education sector’s chief executives whose tenure also expired are Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission; Dr. Hameed Boboyi, Executive Secretary, Universal Basic Education Board; Prof. Ifeoma Isiugo-Abanihe, National Business and Technical Examination Board.

They also include Prof. Sunday Ajiboye, Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria; Afolabi Aderinto, Computer Registration Council of Nigeria; Prof. Garba Dahuwa Azare, National Teachers Institute; and Prof. Michael Afolabi, Librarian Registration Council of Nigeria.

Others are Prof. Steven Ejugwu Onah, National Mathematical Centre, Shedda; Prof. Chinyere Ohiri-Aniche, National Institute of Nigerian Languages; Prof. Lillian Salami, Nigerian Institute for Educational Planning and Administration; Prof. Lanre Aina, National Library of Nigeria; Prof. Abba Haladu, National Commission for Mass Literacy, Adult and Non-Formal Education and Prof. Bashir Usman, Nomadic Education Commission.