President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday approved the appointment of Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, as the new Regisrar of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB).
Oloyede replaces Prof. Dibu Ojerinde, former Registrar, who was sacked along with 16 other Chief Executives of Officers of Parastatals and Agencies under the Federal Ministry of Education.
The appointments, according to a statement signed by Benjamim Goong, a Deputy Director in the Federal Ministry of Education, take effect from Monday, Aug. 01.
The 17 agencies affected and their 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
Libarian 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
The president retained four Chief Executives. They are Prof. Samaila Junaidu for Nigeria Educational Research & Development Council, Prof. Rauuf Adebisi for Nigerian French Language C\Village, Dr Mas’ud Kazaure for National Board for Technical Education and Prof. Muhammad Mu’az for National Arabic language Village.