UPDATED: NECO Registrar, Godswill Obioma, dies
The Registrar of the National Examinations Council, Professor Godswill Obioma, is dead.
Obioma died on Monday night at his Minna residence in the Niger State capital.
The PUNCH reports that the deceased's wife, Mrs Elizabeth Obioma, told newsmen that her husband was killed by assassins. "The assassins came in and killed him and left without taking anything," she reportedly said.
But the son in a letter addressed to the Director Human Resource Management of NECO, Mustapha Abdul, the son said his father to "brief illness".
The letter read in part, "Dear Sir, this is to formally inform you that my father, Prof. Godswill Obioma, the Registrar/Chief Executive of NECO passed to eternal glory yesterday, 31/5/2021, after a brief illness.
"We request that you kindly notify the Board, Management and the entire staff of the Council of this development.
"We shall keep you duly informed."
The 67-year-old indigene of Abia State was appointed NECO Registrar in May 2020.