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Dr. Mohammad Mahmood Abubakar – Chairman

Dr. Mohammad Mahmood Abubakar – Chairman

Arc Sonny S. T. Echono – Perm. Sec. FME

Arc Sonny S. T. Echono – Perm. Sec. FME


Arc. Echono was born on 16th December, 1962 in Otukpo in Benue State. He hails from Apa LGA of Benue State. He obtained B.Sc. (Arch.), 1983 and M.Sc. (Arch.), 1985 from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, MBA, 2004 from Benue State University, Makurdi and M.Sc. (Project Mgt.), 2011 from the University of Turin, Italy.

Mr. Xavier MaurisEkpo – Rep. FMF

Mr. Xavier MaurisEkpo – Rep. FMF


Born in Akwa Ibom State, he attended the University of Lagos between 1979 – 1982 and 1990 – 1992 where he bagged a B. Sc. (Hons.), Political Science and Master of Public Administration respectively.

Dr. Danjuma Adamu Dabo – Rep. North East

Dr. Danjuma Adamu Dabo – Rep. North East


Dr. Danjuma hails from Bauchi State. He obtained M.Sc Public Administration and Policy Analysis from the University of Abuja, MBA form Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and Ph.D Economics from the Loughborough University, UK.

Comrade Richard Tersoo Mnenga – Rep. North Central

Comrade Richard Tersoo Mnenga – Rep. North Central


Hon. (Barr.) Abayomi Mayegun – Rep. South West

Hon. (Barr.) Abayomi Mayegun – Rep. South West


The member hails from Lagos State and bagged an LL.B (Hons.), 1987 from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and B.L, 1988 from the Nigerian Law School, Lagos.

Dame (Mrs.) Comfort Iheme – Rep. South East

Dame (Mrs.) Comfort Iheme – Rep. South East


She hails from Bende LGA of Abia State. She holds a B.Sc, 1987 from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.

Hon. Donald Jacob Egberibin – Rep. South South

Hon. Donald Jacob Egberibin – Rep. South South


This member hails from Oporoma, Bayelsa State. He holds a B.Tech. Chemical – Petrochemical Engineering from the Rivers State University of Science and Technology and M.Sc. Project Management for the Federal University of Technology, Owerri.

Sen. AbubakarYar’Adua – Rep. North West

Sen. AbubakarYar’Adua – Rep. North West


He is from Katsina State. He obtained B.A (Hons.) Mass Communication, 1985 from the Bayero University, Kano, MBA, 1995 from Bayero University, Kano, M.Sc Political Science, 1998 from the University of Lagos and M.A International Relations, 2016 from the University of Sussex,U.K.

Dr. Mike Ike Ene – Rep. NUT

Dr. Mike Ike Ene – Rep. NUT


Dr. Mike hails from Obinagu, Udi LGA of Enugu State. He has a B.Sc (Hons.), Mass Communication, 1989 from the Anambra State University of Science and Technology, M.Sc. Educational Planning,1996 from the University of Nigeria Nsukka and Ph.D. Educational mgt., 2001 from the University of Philadelphia, USA.

Alh.HarunaDanjuma – Rep. NPTAN

Alh.HarunaDanjuma – Rep. NPTAN


He hails from Kaduna State and holds an HND, 1987 in Local Government Administration from the Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna.

Sir Christopher Gabriel Hassan – Rep. Special Interest

Sir Christopher Gabriel Hassan – Rep. Special Interest


He hails from Vandeikya in Benue State and obtained a B. Sc. Political Science from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria in 1976. He further acquired an MPA, 1985 from the University of Calabar, LLB, 1992 from the University of Jos and BL, 1995 from the Law School, Lagos.

Alh. HarunaDanjuma – Rep. Women Group

Alh. HarunaDanjuma – Rep. Women Group


Parcy Osondu Ogueri – Rep. Special Interest II

Parcy Osondu Ogueri – Rep. Special Interest II


He hails from Okata ward of Ihitte/Uboma LGA of Imo State. He holds a B.A in Communication and Language arts, 2005 from the University of Ibadan and MBA, 2013 in General Management from the University of East London.

Prof. GarbaDahuwa – Executive Secretary, NTI

Prof. GarbaDahuwa – Executive Secretary, NTI


Prof. Bappa-Aliyu Mohammed – Rep. NCCE

Prof. Bappa-Aliyu Mohammed – Rep. NCCE


He hails from Bauchi State and holds a B.Sc (Tech. Edu.), 1979 from the Kent State University, USA, M.Ed. (Voc. Trade and Industry), 1985 from the Kaduna State University and Ph.D (Tech. Edu), 2008 from the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi.

Prof. Abba Haladu – Executive Secretary, NMEC

Prof. Abba Haladu – Executive Secretary, NMEC


Prof. Ismail Junaidu – Rep. NERDC

Prof. Ismail Junaidu – Rep. NERDC


Prof. Ismail hails from Katsina State. He holds a B.A, 1976 from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, M.A, 1981 from the University of York, England and Ph.D, 1987 from the Indiana University, Bloomington, USA.

Prof. Bashir H. Usman – Executive Secretary, NCNE

Prof. Bashir H. Usman – Executive Secretary, NCNE


Prof. Bashir was born in August, 1959 in Gombe State and holds a B.Sc Agriculture (Soil Science), 1982 from the University of Maiduguri. He also hold an M.Sc Soil Chemistry, 1985 from the University of Reading, UK and Ph.D Soil Fertility and Fertilizer Mgt., 1989 from the University of London, UK.

Dr. Hamid Bobboyi – Executive Secretary, UBEC
Dr. Hamid Bobboyi – Executive Secretary, UBEC

Born on 29th July, 1957 in Yola, Adamawa State, Dr. Bobboyi obtainexd his FSLC in 1971 at Fufore Primary School. He proceeded to Government Secondary School, Yola and obtained his WASC in 1975. He got admission into the North East College of Arts and Science, Maiduguri and Northwestern University, Evanston Illinois, USA, where he bagged a Bachelor of Arts Degree in history in 1982, followed by a Master’s Degree Ph.D in history of Educational Institutions in 1992.

Dr. Sharon ‘Rowo Oriero-Oviemuno – Deputy Executive Secretary (Technical)
Dr. Sharon ‘Rowo Oriero-Oviemuno – Deputy Executive Secretary (Technical)

Dr. Sharon ‘Rowo Oriero-Oviemuno was born in Lagos State and hails from Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta State. She attended Anglican Girls Grammar School also known as Adesuwa Grammar School Benin City (1977/78) after which she attended the College of Education, Benin City (1981/82) as the Pioneer Set. Dr. Sharon then furthered her studies in University of Benin and graduated with a B.Sc Geography & Regional Planning/Education (1985/86) and went further to attain her Master’s Degree in Education from the University of Ibadan (1986/87), focusing on Personnel Management. This achievement led to her going for her PhD in the same University (2002/2003) where her research work focused on Personnel Management/Human Resources Management and Development/Gender Studies. Dr. Sharon is a Chartered Manager and a Fellow of IPMD, a member of Nigerian Institute of Management and Institute of Policy Management Development. She has numerous awards attached to her and is happily married with children.

Dr. Yakubu Gambo – Deputy Executive Secretary (Services)
Dr. Yakubu Gambo – Deputy Executive Secretary (Services)

Dr. Yakubu Gambo was born 15th June, 1960 in Talbushi, Kanam Local Government Area, Plateau State. A native of Jahr Chiefdom, Dr. Yakubu attended Central Primary School, Gyangayang from 1970 - 1977, Government Teachers’ College, Garkawa (1982) and graduated with a Teachers’ Grade II Certificate. He also obtained his Nigeria Certificate in Education from College of Education, Gindiri in 1987. Dr. Gambo furthered his education in University of Jos and graduated with a B.Sc degree in Education (1997). His quest for knowledge led him to undertake a Master’s Degree in International Relations and Strategic Studies (2000). He also has a Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science from Bayero University, Kano (2010). Prior to his appointment as Deputy Executive Secretary (Services) of Universal Basic Education Commission in 2013, Dr. Gambo has served in many committees, which amongst others include Committee of Elders Forum, Plateau State; Presidential Committee on COJA; National Political Reform Conference, Abuja. He also engages in writing and has published many books and articles both nationally and internationally. He is a recipient of many prize awards and recognitions such as Best Local Government Administrator in Projects Implementation in Plateau State; Award of Excellence in Educational Planning, University of Jos and Best Agric. Commissioner in Plateau State; amongst others. Dr. Gambo enjoys reading and research. He is a farmer, politician and happily married with children.

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