Registrar/Chief Executive of the National Examinations Council, NECO, Prof. Charles Uwakwe and four other management staff have been dismissed from office by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The other affected officers are: Mr. Bamidele Olure, Acting Director (Finance and Acounts), Dr. Shina Adetona, Head of Procurement Division, Mr. Tayo Odukoya, Deputy Director and Barr. Babatunde Aina, Head of Legal/Board matters.
Buhari approved the termination in a letter dated May 11 and signed by the Permanent Secretary Federal Ministry of Education, Arc. Sonny Echono on behalf of the Education Minister, Uwakwe.
Part of the letter reads: “after due consideration of the investigative panel on the allegation of unsatisfactory conduct levelled against you and some Management Staff of the Council, Mr. President in exercise of his powers, has approved your removal as Registrar/Chief Executive Officer of National Examinations Council with effect from the date of your suspension from duty”.
Prof. Uwakwe was directed to hand over all Government properties in his custody to the Acting Registrar of the Council.