Leadership

Discover a seasoned team of NABTEB experts who come from every corner of industry.Education, Financial gurus. Business leaders. Legal experts. All dedicated to applying their decades of experience to solving unique challenges at NABTEB.

Professor Ifeoma Mercy Isiugo-Abanihe
Registrar/Chief Executive NABTEB

Professor Ifeoma Mercy Isiugo-Abanihe

Professor Ifeoma Mercy Isiugo-Abanihe is the Registrar and Chief Executive of the National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB), Benin City. Prior to her appointment by the Federal Government on August 01, 2016, she was appointed Director, Institute of Education, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, where she had served as an academic staff for over twenty-three years.

Ifeoma Isiugo-Abanihe is a Professor of Language Education and Educational Evaluation. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree in English Language/Communication and Master’s degree in Educational Administration from Temple University, Philadelphia, USA, and Ph.D in Educational Evaluation from the International Centre for Educational Evaluation, Institute of Education, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria.

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Dr. Obinna M. Opara
Director, Examination Administration

Dr. Obinna M. Opara

Deacon Obinna hails from Nguru, Aboh Mbaise in Imo State. He started his academic voyage at Community Primary School Obibi Nguru in Aboh Mbaise Local Government Area of Imo State and proceeded to acquire a secondary school education at Community secondary school Amuzi Ahiara.

He obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from University of Calabar, a Post Graduate Diploma in Education from the University of Port Harcourt, a Master’s degree in Education (Management and Planning) from University of Science and Technology Portharcourt. A Masters degree in Public Administration (MPA) from the University of Calabar and a Doctorate degree in Educational Administration from the University of Port Harcourt.

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Mr Mark Eze Ugwoke
Director, Research and Quality Assurance (DRQA)

Mr Mark Eze Ugwoke

Mr Mark Eze Ugwoke (born on 20th November, 1962) is the Director, Research and Quality Assurance Department, National Business and Technical Examinations Board, NABTEB, National Headquarters, Ikpoba Hill Benin City, Edo State. He hails from Umuida, Enugu-Ezike, Igbo-Eze North Local Government Area of Enugu State, Nigeria.

Mr Ugwoke who obtained Master of Science (M.Sc) Degree in Educational Research, Measurement and Evaluation from Enugu State University of Science and Technology in 2016 is a researcher.

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Dr. Nnasia Ndarake Asanga
Director Of Finance & Accounts

Dr. Nnasia Ndarake Asanga

Dr. Nnasia Ndarake Asanga, FCA, ACTI was born on 15th October, 1968 in Edem Urua, Ibiono Ibom Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State.

He assumed duty with the Board on 4th October, 1993 as Budget & Finance Officer II. Hitherto, he had worked in firms of Chartered Accountants as audit trainee and in Tertiary Institutions as lecturer assistant.

Dr. Asanga has served in various Committees of the Board and has received many commendations and awards from the Governing Board, Management, External Auditors etc.

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Mr. John Mackeans Oyana
Director, Administration Department

Mr. John Mackeans Oyana

Mr. John Mackeans Oyana was born on 7th June, 1964 at Asaba, Delta State, his state of origin. After his early education in Asaba, he had tertiary academic sojourns in the College of Education, Warri where he obtained NCE in 1985, and the Universities of Calabar and Benin City and obtained B.A.(Hons) in 1989 and MPA in 2003 respectively. He is a professional Member of the Nigerian Institute of Management (MNIM ).

Mr. Oyana joined the services of the Board (NABTEB) in 1992 as a Personnel Officer II and one of the pioneer staff. His work experience spans from 1992 to date in Administration Department.

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Mrs. Ruth Gyeyok Popoola
Director and Coordinator, North Central Zone

Mrs. Ruth Gyeyok Popoola

Ruth Gyeyok Popoola (Mrs.) was born in Nok village of Jaba Local government area of Kaduna state to the Family of Reverend and Mrs Domi Bako Nok, on 20th November 1964.

She is currently the Director and Zonal Coordinator, North Central Zone.

Mrs Popoola obtained her first degree at the prestigious Ahmadu Bello University Zaria where she was awarded Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry education BSc. Chemistry (Ed) in 1987.

She attended college of advanced study where she obtained her ‘A’ Level certificate (IJMB) in 1984. Mrs Popoola had her secondary education at the Government Girls Secondary School Zonkwa, She finished in 1982 where she obtained her WASSCE/GCE.

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MRS. AKHERE FELICITAS IKUENOBE (B.Sc., M.Sc., MBA, PGDE, M.Ed., TRCN, NAEAP)
Director, Examination Development (DED)

MRS. AKHERE FELICITAS IKUENOBE (B.Sc., M.Sc., MBA, PGDE, M.Ed., TRCN, NAEAP)

Mrs. Akhere F. Ikuenobe is presently the Director of Examinations Development Department of the National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB), Headquarters, Benin City, Edo State.

She was born on 5th March, 1964 into the Esangbedo’s family of Igueben, Igueben Local Government Area of Edo State. She had her primary and secondary education in Benin City, at Victory Private School and St. Maria Gorretti Girls College respectively, from 1969 to 1979.  Thereafter she proceeded to the University of Benin from where she obtained a B.Sc.(Biochemistry) in 1983 and then participated in the National Youth Service Corp.  Other degrees she acquired include M.Sc. (Biochemistry), 1986; MBA (1990); PGDE (2005) and M.Ed. (Educational Management), 2013.

 

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Mr Olugbenga Ojogbede
Director, Special Duties (DSD)

Mr Olugbenga Ojogbede

Mr. Olugbenga J. Ojogbede, the Director Special Duties was born on the 8th June, 1965 in Iyamoye-Ijumu LGA of Kogi State. He attended Abdul Azeez Atta Memorial College, Okene and Ijumu Anglican Secondary School, Iyara-Ijumu for his O’level certificate, and the school of Basic Studies at then Kwara State College of Technology, Ilorin for his Advanced Level.

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Mr. Adeyemo Adeniran Amos
Ag. Head, Reform Coordination And Service Improvement Department (RCSI)

Mr. Adeyemo Adeniran Amos

Mr Adeyemo Adeniran Amos is currently the Ag. Head of Reform Coordination and Service Improvement Department (RCSI) Department of National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB).

He was born on October 1, 1962 into the family of Prince Thomas Adedokun Adeyemo and Princess (chief) Rachael Mogbonjubola Oyedoyin Adeyemo in the ancient town of Ipapo in Itesiwaju Local Government Area of Oyo State.

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Mr Daniyan Olumuyiwa Michael
Ag. HOD, Information and Communications Technology (ICT)

Mr Daniyan Olumuyiwa Michael

MR DANIYAN OLUMUYIWA MICHAEL, (BORN ON THE 3RD OF JUNE 1963) IS CURRENTLY THE ACTING HEAD OF DEPARTMENT INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY, NATIONAL BUSINESS AND TECHNICAL EXAMINATIONS BOARD (NABTEB) NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS, IKPOBA HILL, BENIN CITY, EDO STATE, HE HAILS FROM IBOROPA, AKOKO NORTH EAST LOCAL GOVERNMENT OF ONDO STATE, NIGERIA.

MR DANIYAN WHO OBTAINED MASTERS’DEGREE IN EDUCATIONAL MEASUREMENT AND EVALUATION (M.ED) FROM UNIVERSITY OF BENIN IN 2007 IS A RESEARCHER. HE WAS ALSO AWARDED A POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN COMPUTER SCIENCE (PGD CS) BY THE SENATE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF BENIN (UNIBEN) IN 1998. HE SECURED ADMISSION INTO THE CURRICULUM STUDIES AND MAJOR IN BIOLOGY AND EDUCATION IN 1990. PRIOR TO THESE, HE ATTENDED AYEGBE COMMUNITY HIGH ISE AKOKO AND SUBSEQUENTLY IPE HIGH SCHOOL, IPE AKOKO FROM 1977 TO 1982 WHERE HE OBTAINEDTHE WEST AFRICAN SCHOOL CERTIFICATE.

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Mr. Ema Ndon
Ag. Head Of General Services Department

Mr. Ema Ndon

The Department of General services is headed by Mr. Ndon Ema (Deputy Director). He joined the services of National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB) in October, 1993 as Personnel Office 1.

He has a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Calabar. Mr Ndon is a member of the Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM) and Nigeria Institute of corporate Administrators. In his years of service to the National Business and Technical Examinations Board, he has attended several training, programs, seminars, workshops and conferences which have given him the requisite expertise in logistics management. He has served in several capacities and Departments of the Board over the years and has brought wealth of experience.

Mr Ndon also served as the coordinator of NABTEB integrated services limited until his recent appointment as acting head of Department of General Services in December, 2021 by the Registrar/Chief Executive.