BY QUADRI SALIU
The Registrar, National Examinations Council, Professor Godswill Obioma is dead. Obioma was assassinated by unknown gunmen on Monday night at his Minna home in Niger State, Nigeria. He died at the age of 67.
Mrs Elizabeth Obioma said those who killed her husband never demanded anything nor took anything away from her husband.
“The assassins came in and killed him and left without taking anything,” she said.
Obioma was appointed NECO registrar on May 14, 2020.
He was a former Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Educational Research and Development Council.
Prof. Obioma has held other key positions in the education sector, among which are: Director, Monitoring, Research and Statistics, National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB); Director Monitoring and Evaluation Universal Basic Education Programme; Director Monitoring and Evaluation National Primary Education Commission and Head, Department of Science, Mathematics and Technology, University of Jos.