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Buhari Sacks NECO Registrar Charles Uwakwe, Orders Abubakar Gana To Take Charge

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the termination of the appointment of Prof Charles Uwakwe as the Registrar and Chief Executive of the National Examinations Council.The President also dismissed four members of the management for various offences bordering on financial impropriety.Uwakwe had been suspended since May 2018 by the Federal Government over alleged financial mismanagement and abuse of office.Mr Abubakar Gana was appointed as the acting Registrar.Uwakwe and some top officials allegedly awarded contracts in the council to the tune of N25billion without following the due process.

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