Just After announcing the release of the very much awaited results of the May/June West African Senior School Certificate Examination, the Head of Nigerian National Office (HNO) of the West African Examinations Council, popularly known as Waec, Dr Iyi Uwadiae finally bows out of service and named Mr Charleston Egurido as his rightful successsor.
Mr Eguridu, who is now the current Senior Deputy Registrar/Head, International Examinations Department of WAEC International, Ghana, will replace Uwadiae from October 1 2012.
Which also clash with the day Uwadiae will resume in Accra, Ghana, as the Registrar of WAEC International.
Dr Uwadiae, who has been in head of waec management board since February 4, 2008, is succeeding another Nigerian, Alhaja Mulikat Bello, who retires from service on October 1 2012.
Dr Uwadiae appointment as Registrar was ratified and concluded during the 60th Annual Council Meeting of the examining body, which was hosted by Nigeria in Abuja in March 2012.
Dr Uwadiae joined WAEC on November 1, 1985 as the Assistant Registrar III and became Deputy Registrar in 2003.
Heacted as Head of Research Division and Headquarters Office in Lagos state, between May 2005 and February 2008 before he became the HNO.
Here Is a Little Biography you need to know about the New HNO.
The new HNO of the body, Mr Eguridu, hails from Eku, in Delta State.
Mr Eguridu earned his first and second degrees at the Universityof Lagos in 1979 and 1981.
However, before joining the board of council, Mr Eguridu was a Graduate assistant at the University of Lagos from 1981 to 1983.
He also worked with Gasp And Co. Ltd, which is located in Lagos state, he was the acting Administration Officer in 1984.
As well as the acting Federal Ministry of Education, as an Education Officer.
He also joined WAEC on November 1 1985 as assistant Registrar III and rose through the ranks to become Senior Deputy Registrar/Head, International Examinations Department at the WAEC Headquarters in Accra on April 1,2009.
At last Friday briefing, which was held at the WAEC Headquarters in Yaba, Lagos State, Dr Uwadiae thanked invigilators and supervisors and the government for supporting the body to conduct the Wassce.
Here Is His Exact Words As We Quote:
Our sincere thanks also go to the Federal and state Ministry of Education for the support in terms of facilities and logistics, which was given to us during the conduct of the examinations.
Using this medium, we are also grateful to the chairman of INEC for making available for our use in some states their utility vehicles for easier travelling of our invigilator And supervisors:
Dr Uwudiae Noted:
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