The re-appointment of Jamb registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede brought joy to Jamb staff, as the the staff show excitement as he commence his second tenure.
Oloyede handed over to the most senior officer in the commission, Fabian Okoro, on July 30, after the expiration of his first five-year tenure.
The former vice-chancellor of the University of Ilorin was reappointed for the second tenure by President Buhari on Friday, August 20 Bwari, Abuja.
Following the reappointment of Prof. Ishaq Oloyede as the registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), the staff of the organisation have welcomed him back to the house with excitement, gaiety, and loud cheers.
Oloyede returned to the headquarters of the board in Bwari, Abuja on Tuesday, August 24, after he handed over office since July 30, 2021, to the director of information technology services, Fabian Okoro, at the expiration of his first five-year tenure.
The director, press and public affairs, federal ministry of education, Ben Bem Goong on Friday, August 20 announced that Oloyede resumed office on Tuesday, August 24 for the second term.
According to the statement, Oloyede’s reappointment was based on the recommendation of the minister of education, Adamu Adamu.
It was reported that President Buhari also approved the reappointment of Professor Abubakar Rasheed as Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC) and Hamid Bobboyi as Executive Secretary of the Universal Basic Education Commission(UBEC).
The statement said Oloyede’s and Rasheed’s reappointments took effect from Sunday, August 1. Bobboyi’s reappointment takes effect from Saturday, August 21. JAMB registrar Oloyede, 13 others bow out.
Prof. Oloyede and 13 heads of other agencies in the ministry of education handed over to the most senior officers on Monday, August 2. The executive secretary of the Nigerian Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Abubakar Rasheed was among those whose tenure ended on Sunday, July 31.
Oloyede and some other officials were reappointed for a second term by President Buhari who was at the time of the expiration of their tenure in the United Kingdom for an education summit and medical check-up.