The Management of the National Examinations Council has approved the restructuring of the organization to reposition it for better service delivery and productivity as eight zonal offices and divisions have been created.
The zonal offices are situated in Ibadan, Enugu, Port Harcourt, Makurdi, Bauchi, Kano, FCT and Lagos.
According to a press release by the Head of information, Azeez Sani made available to newsmen in Minna, three new divisions have been created in the Department of Examination Development, they are SSCE (external), Trade/Entrepreneurial Subjects and Evaluation and Item Banking while in the Department of Quality Assurance, the new divisions created are Psychometrics, Examination Malpractice and Investigation, and Policy Matters (external).
The three new divisions in the Department of Human Resource Management are Maintenance, Sanitation and Staff Records/Nominal Roll, while Validation and 3rd Year Continuous Assessment, and Operations are the two new divisions created in the Department of Examination Administration.
The release disclosed that the restructuring has led to the appointment of eight new zonal coordinators, 37 new state officers, including an FCT Liaison officer and 45 Divisional Heads.
The zonal coordinators appointed are, Dr. Abdullahi Williams (North West – Kano), Mr. Usman Abubakar (North Central – Makurdi), Mr. John Tumba (North East – Bauchi), Dr. Kola Raheem (South West – Ibadan), Mrs. Mariana Ukaegbu (South East – Enugu), Mr. Lucky Ohwonigbo (South South – Port Harcourt), Mr. Mustapha Abdul (FCT), Mr. Michael Olapade (Lagos).