By Usman Muhammad

Concerned Staff of National Examinations Council (NECO) have hailed federal government’s decision for setting up a ministerial committee to dig into the claims of corruption allegations by the incumbent Registrar, Professor Godswil Obioma, against his Predecessor, Malam Abubakar Gana.

Speaking to Education Monitor on the federal government’s decision to wade into the feud which they described as needless, leader of the Concerned NECO Staff who preferred to be anonymous regretted that instead of the current Registrar to cooperate with his immidiate past predecessor to learn the nitty gritty of the Council, he decided to pick up a needless, though resolvable, fight on behalf of his dismissed kinsman who looted the Council Silly and consequently lost the job of heading the Examinations body.

He said NECO which had suffered great maladministration and had had it’s resources looted by the former sacked management is in dire need of a leader who will build on the unprecedented achievements of Abubakar Gana, who, arguably, performed incredibly well than all the previous Registrars of the Council put together.

Any attempt to fight Abubakar Gana by any Registrar, especially if he is of Igbo extraction, will be regarded by majority of both internal and external staff of the Council as a counter productive vendetta.

The Concerned Staff therefore adviced the investigative Committee to thoroughly look into all the previous allegations of Corruption in the Council, including those that led to the eventual dismissal of the previous management.

“Without this , it will be difficult to get to the roots of the ongoing feud between the current and the immidiate past Acting Registrar of the Council’, the concerned Staff opined

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