Professor Godwills Obioma, the Registrar/Chief Executive, National Examinations Council is dead.
He was said to have slumped in his bedroom in Minna, Niger State yesterday after an official trip to Abuja and rushed by his wife and other relatives back to National Hospital, Abuja where he eventually gave up the ghost.
Late Obioma was the 7th Registrar of the Council. Circumstances surrounding his demise are still unknown but assassination as being rumoured is ruled out.
The Director, Human resources of the NECO, Abdul Mustapha confirmed the death of the NECO boss, saying he died in his sleep as a result of heart failure.
Mr Mustapha forwarded communication from Obioma’s second son, Prince Godswill Obioma, informing him of the death of his father thus: “Mustapha K. Abdul (Director Human Resource Management, NECO), “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. “Prince Godswill Obioma the 2nd, for the family.”
The release of the conversation between the deceased son and Mustapha contradicted some reports in some online and social media platforms alleging that the NECO boss was assassinated in his Minna residence by some unknown gunmen.
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