President Buhari dissolves NABTEB board

Temitope Mustapha, Abuja


President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the dissolution of the Governing Board of National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB) with immediate effect.

The approval was made known in a statement released and signed by the Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Education, Architect Sonny Echono.

Mr. President also directed the Minister of Education to take immediate measures to reposition and refocus NABTEB for greater efficiency and to render its performance more responsive to the expectations of the present administration.

The statement said the initial suspension of the Registrar of NABTEB , Professor Ifeoma Abanihe and four other Directors of NABTEB has been nullified ,it added that their suspension did not conform with due process .

The Board went beyond its powers and in contravention of Section 5 and Section 6 of NABTEB Act”