Abuja - Newly appointed Registrar, Chief Executive of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, on Monday assumed office, Punch reports.
He arrived JAMB Headquarters in Bwari Area Council of Abuja at 8:04am and was warmly received and ushered into office by the outgoing Registrar/Chief Executive, Prof. Dibu Ojerinde.
Before Oloyede’s arrival, many of the staff staff showered praises on Ojerinde for the revolution and progress he brought to JAMB.
Ojerinde is currently having a closed-door meeting and private discussion with his successor.
Ojerinde was sacked alongside 16 other heads of education agencies last week by President Muhammadu Buhari according to News24.
The Presidency had announced that 17 new chief executives are set to be hired under the aegis of the Ministry of Education.
Only four heads were retained by the Ministry, namely Samaila Junaidu of Nigeria Educational Research & Development Council; Raaufu Adebisi of Nigerian French Language Village Badagry; Mas’ud A. Kazaure of National Board For Technical Education; and Muhammad Mu’az of National Arabic Language Village, Maiduguri, Borno state.
- News 24