Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello has described the death of the Registrar, National Examination Council (NECO), Prof Godswill Obioma as a great loss to the nation and education sector.

Governor Sani Bello says that Prof. Obioma’s death was coming at a time when the country needed his services in the advancement of the education sector.

He notes that since the deceased assumed office a year ago, he had made his impact felt in the running of the organisation through prompt examination and the release of results.

“The Registrar was an experienced and hardworking personality, our heartfelt sympathy is with the family, and the examination body, praying that God grant them the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss as well as grant the deceased soul eternal rest.

However, the governor assured that the government is with the family at this time of grief and will give them the necessary support and comfort.

Mr Obioma, 67, was appointed Registrar of NECO on May 14, last year and died Monday 1st June, 2021.

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