Buhari Sacked NECO Registrar Prof Charles Uwakwe Finally

Information has it that the President Muhammadu Buhari has removed the suspended National Examination Council, NECO Registrar Professor Charles Uwakwe over cases of corruption.

Professor Charles Uwakwe had been on suspension for over two years.

The letters announcing their removal made available to journalists in Minna on Tuesday evening signed by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Mr. Sunny Ochono.

Ochono said Uwakwe was removed for “violating the Public Procurement Act (2007) and pursuant to PSR 030402 and part 1 schedule 4 (i) of NECO Establishment Act.”

The termination of the appointment of Uwakwe took effect from the day he was suspended from office according to the letter.

Part of the letter reads “after due consideration of the investigative panel on the allegation of unsatisfactory conduct levelled against you and some management staff of the council, Mr. President in the exercise of his powers, has approved your removal as Registrar/Chief Executive Officer of National Examinations Council with effect from the date of your suspension from duty.”

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