Professor Is-haq Olanrewaju Oloyede, OFR, FNAL
Is-haq Olanrewaju Oloyede, scholar, public intellectual and administrator per excellence was born on the 10th October, 1954 in Abeokuta, Ogun State. He has spent the last four decades in teaching, research and public service, which has enabled him to build bridges in the tertiary education sector of Nigeria and at the international level. Starting from the position of Assistant Lecturer in 1982, he rose through the ranks to become a Professor of international repute in 1995. Before his appointment as the Vice Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Nigeria (2007 – 2012), he was a Deputy Vice Chancellor,Administration (2005 – 2007), a Deputy Vice Chancellor,Academic (2003 – 2005) and a Director of Academic Planning of the University (2001 – 2003)....read more
Dr. Yusuf Lawal
Dr. Yusuf Lawal attended the University of Maiduguri where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) degree in Political Science and Administration (1985). He equally holds a Master of Public Administration from the University of Lagos (1995). He is a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) degree holder in Public Administration and Policy Analysis from the University of Abuja (2007). He also holds certificates of attendance of courses in educational measurement, evaluation and assessment from the Educational Testing Service (ETS), Princeton, New Jersey, United States and in Computer Based Testing from Cito, The Netherlands. He joined the services of the Board as an Administrative Officer I in 1989 from the Federal Ministry of Finance and Economic Development. He worked in the Department of Matriculation and Examination between 1989 – 1991. He was appointed the Personal Assistant to Registrar and promoted as Assistant Registrar in 1991. Between 1991-1994, he was an Assistant Registrar in the Office of the Registrar; he became Senior Assistant Registrar between 1994-1996; Principal Administrative Officer between 1996-1997, Assistant Chief Administrative Officer between 1997-2000 and Chief Administrative Officer between 2000 and 2004 all in the Office of the Registrar. He became a Deputy Director and Head of the Registrar’s Office in 2004. After serving in the Registrar’s Office for an unprecedented and unblemished period of twenty-two (22) years with three successive Registrars and two Acting Registrars, in 2013, Dr. Lawal was transferred to the Test Administration Department as Acting Director. He was appointed as the substansive Director of Test Administration Department in 2014. Dr. Yusuf Lawal, as the Director of Test Administration Department has brought a new zeal to the Department, transformed its operations and rejigged its strategies. He is a witty goal-getter, who has demonstrated exemplary leadership and his presence on the Board’s Management team is a great asset to the Board. He is a Fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Management and Member, Institute of Management Consultant. He has attended numerous Trainings, Workshops and Conferences both locally and internationally and has presented many incisive and impactive papers.
Mr Fabian O. Okoro
Mr. Fabian O. Okoro graduated from the Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA) with a Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) degree in Computer Science in 1992 with Second Class (Upper Division) and holds a Master of Science (Msc) in Computer Science (internet Computing) from the University of Bedfordshire, United Kingdom in 2007. After his NYSC in 1993 he joined the services of the Board as a programmer. In 1996 he was promoted to the post of a Senior programmer, in 1999 he became a Principal programmer, an Assistant Chief System Analyst in 2002, an Assistant Director in 2006. He was promoted to the post of a Deputy Director in 2011. He is presently the Director of ITS Department. Mr. Okoro has received awards which include staff merit award for outstanding performance among others. He has attended and presented research papers in conferences, seminars and workshop both locally and internationally. He is widely travelled.
Mrs. Mabel E. Agbebaku
Mrs. Mabel Ekeikhome Agbebaku attended the College of Education, Agbor Delta State, where she graduated with a Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE) in English/Religious Knowledge (1983), the University of Jos where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts/Education degree in English (1987). She also holds a Masters degree of Education in Guidance and Counseling from the University of Benin (1991). Mrs. Agbebaku joined the services of the Board as an Assistant Registrar between 1993-1996; she became a Senior Administrative Officer in 1996. She moved up the ladder to an Assistant Chief Administrative Officer between 1999-2003, she was a Chief Administrative Officer between 2003-2007.She was elevated to the post of a Deputy Director in 2007 in the Test Administration Department before she was transferred to the Registrar’s Office in 2012 in the capacity of a Deputy Director Office of the Registrar. She is currently the Director Special Duties and has attended workshops and conferences locally and internationally.
Mr. Mufutau A. BELLO
Mr. Mufutau Alabi Bello attended University of Ilorin where he obtained a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) in Economics (1984), qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1992, Professional Accounting Training with Coopers and Lybrand (Chartered Accountants) now Price Water house Coopers (PWC) one of the biggest four accounting firms in the world, between 1987-1992. He joined the services of the Board in October 2016 as an expert in finance, in the Registrar’s office. He was elevated to the post of Acting Director Finance and Accounts in January 2018. He has also worked with some Institutions, some are Federal University Of Technology Owerri, University Of Ife, Ile-Ife, (Now Obafemi Awolowo University), Federal University of Technology, Minna, Federal Medical Centre, Owo, Ondo State, Office Of Accountant General of the Federation, Abuja and more. He has numerous academic and professional papers. He has also received awards as best graduating student 1983-1984 at the Faculty of Business and Social Sciences University of Ilorin, best graduating student in Economics Department in University of Ilorin 1983-1984 and also Federal University Of Technology Minna 2008 SERVICOM award for commitment to service and leadership role model. He is currently the Director of Finance and Accounts Department of the Board.
MR. DAVID AYODELE AKANBI
Mr. David Ayodele Akanbi hails from Ibadan, Oyo state, Nigeria. He holds a B.Sc. (Hons) Degree in Botany from the University of Ibadan (1988). His secondary education was at Adelagun Memorial Grammar School, Odinjo, Ibadan between 1979 and 1984. He joined the services of the Board as an Administrative Officer 1 in October, 1993. He has consistently risen through the ranks to become a Director. Until his present appointment, he was the pioneer Head of Test Authoring Division, a division created to align the functions of the Test Development Department with the dictates of Computer Based Testing. Apart from holding a Post Graduate Diploma in Education(PGDE) (2009) and a Diploma Certificate in Computer (2004), he had attended several Trainings in Educational Test, Measurement and Evaluation, both locally and internationally. Notable among the trainings is the one on Computer Based Testing and Examinations at Cito Institute for Educational Measurement in the Netherlands (2014). He is currently the Director, Test Development Department of the Board.
Hajia Karimatu Amina Abubakar
Hajia Karimatu Aminu Abubakar is a native of Dukku Local Government in Gombe State. She started her early school life at Magwam Primary School Kano and later obtained her S.S.C.E at Government Girls College, Kano. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology from the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria. Hajia Karimatu joined the services of the Board in 2000 as a Principal Administrative Officer and rose through the ranks to become a Deputy Director in 2012 and in the same year she was appointed Coordinator of JAMB Zonal Office, Kano. She is currently the Director, General Services Department of the Board.
Dr. Mrs. Beatrice Nma Okorie
Dr. (Mrs.) Beatrice Nma Okorie was born at Nsukka in Enugu State. She has a B.Ed. and two Masters Degree in Political Science and Life Management respectively. She also has a Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Hospital Management because of her yearning desire to serve humanity in the medical field. Furthermore, she has a Bachelor of Theology (B.Th.) because of her hunger and thirst to serve God. Dr. (Mrs.) Okorie joined the service of the Board as an Assistant Registrar in the National Headquarters Annex, Lagos (former JAMB National Headquarters) in 1993 and she has risen through the ranks. She has headed the Enugu State office as a Coordinator from 2006-2014 and was later transferred to head the National Headquarters Annex, Lagos office also as a Coordinator. Dr. (Mrs.) Nma Okorie is happily married to Dr. Onyems Okorie a native of Uzuakoli in Abia State and the union is blessed with six children. The proud mother and grandmother of two has attended workshops and conferences both locally and internationally. She is presently in the National Headquarters, Abuja and was in the Test Administration Department where she served as a Deputy Director till her current position as the Director, Quality Assurance Department.
Ibrahim Abdulkadir Maska
Mr Ibrahim Abdulkadir Maska was born on the 23rd of February,1964 at Maska, Funtua Local Government Area of Katsina State. He attended Maska Primary School, Maska, from 1971 -1977; Government Secondary School, Funtua, from 1977-1982; College of Advanced Studies, Zaria, in 1984 and the University of Sokoto now Usmanu Danfodio University in 1987 where he obtained his B.Sc degree in Sociology and had his PGDE from the same university in 2008. He was employed by the Ministry of Social Development, Youth and Sports, Katsina as a Social Development Officer II in 1988. He transferred his services to the National Population Commission as Population Statistician II in 1989 where he served as Ag. Comptroller, Bakori, Danja, Kankara and Kurfi Local Government Areas of Katsina State. He again transferred his services to the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board in 1991 as Administrative Officer I and was posted to the then National Headquarters Annex, Lagos now Zonal Office, Lagos. He worked at various Departments and rose to the rank of a Deputy Director in 2013. He was the Coordinator of the National Headquarters Annex now Zonal Office Kaduna before his promotion to the post of a Director on the 10th of February, 2020. He is currently the Director, Human Resources of the Board
DR HALILU BAKORI MOHAMMED
Dr Halilu Bakori Mohammed hails from Bakori in Katsina State. He attended Ramalan Primary school Bakori (1976) Kufena College, Wusasa Zaria (1981), College of Advanced Studies, Zaria (1983). He graduated from Bayero University, Kano in 1986 with a second class upper degree in Hausa and a Graduate Certificate of Education. Dr Halilu obtained a Master degree in Guidance and Counselling from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, in 2001. He also obtained a Postgraduate Diploma in Personnel Management from Kaduna Polytechnic in 2004.
Dr Halilu later in 2014 obtained a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in Guidance and Counselling from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. He has presented and published academic papers. He started his working career with Federal Ministry of Education in 1987 as Education Officer VIII. He transferred his Service to the Board in 1991 as Assistant Registrar II and rose through the ranks to become an Acting Director in January 2018.
He became a substantive Director of Test Development Department on 1st January 2019 and in February 2020 he was redeployed to head Admissions Department. Dr Halilu has attended several seminars, conferences, workshops and trainings organized within and outside Nigeria.
Abdul Wahab Oyedokun, PhD
Abdul Wahab Oyedokun was born in Inisa, Osun State on 12th June, 1968. He had his primary education at the Ansaruddeen Primary School, Inisa and HLA primary school, Agodi, Ibadan respectively, between 1974-1980. He attended Secondary Commercial High School (now, Ansaruddeen Comprehensive High School), Inisa and graduated in 1985.
He obtained a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Law from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile –Ife, in 1993 and 2006 respectively. He attended the Nigerian Law School between 1994- 1995 and was called to the Nigerian Bar in March, 1995. He has his Doctorate Degree in Law from the Bayero University, Kano in /2018.
Before he joined the services of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on secondment, Dr. Oyedokun served in various organizations including the National Human Rights Commission of Nigeria and having previously engaged in private legal practice.
He has attended several institutions abroad for short courses and has also served as Nigerian delegate to several international and regional meetings and conferences in Africa, Europe, and Asia.
MR PATRICK ANORUO OBILOR
Mr. Patrick Anoruo Obilor was born on 13th March, 1965 to the family of late Mr. & Mrs. Paul Nzegbulam Obilor. He hails from Mgbirichi in Imo State. He joined the service of the Board on 10th March, 1988 as an Executive Officer (E.O-Accounts). He rose from that level to become the pioneer Director, Internal Audit Department in 2019. He is married with children.
Usman Sabo Zage
Mr Usman Sabo Zage was born in Karofin Zage in Kano Municipal. He attended Festival Primary School then Government Arabic Teachers College Gwale, then proceeded to the University of Sokoto for his first degree and Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria for a Masters Degree. He is currently the Director in- charge of Psychometrics Department.
Barr. Edward J. Mojiboye
Barr. Edward J. Mojiboye hails from Olupona, Iwo, Osun State. He attended the University of Ilorin and obtained his first degree of Bachelor of Science (Sociology) in 1987 with Second Class Upper Division. He later had a Master of Science (Sociology)degree from University of Lagos and LL.B (Hons) degree from the same University. He attended the Nigerian Law School Abuja and obtained his B.L (Laws). He started his working career with the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board as an Administrative Officer II in July 1989 and was promoted to the post of Administrative Officer I (1992);appointed as Assistant Registrar (1993); promoted to the post of Principal Administrative Officer (1996), Assistant Chief Administrative Officer (1999), Chief Administrative Officer (now Assistant Director) in 2003, Deputy Director in 2007 and Director in the year 2020. Barr. Edward J. Mojiboye attended several seminars, workshops and trainings organized within and outside Nigeria. Some of the workshops and trainings were Productivity Enhancement Course, Lagos (2001); Report Writing and Presentation Workshop, ASCON, Topo, Badagry, Lagos (2007); Leadership and Change course by Global Training Consulting, London, UK (2008); Public Reform Sector: Corruption Prevention, Ethics and Values course by Global Training Consulting, London, UK (2008); Bomb Threat Management Techniques in the Workplace at CMD, Lagos (2013); Modern Applications in Information and Communication Technology, (ICT), Newcastle University, UK (2014). He also attended the Annual Conferences of Association for Educational Assessment held in Nairobi, Kenya (2011) and in Nigeria (2019). Barr. Edward J. Mojiboye is presently the Director of Zonal Office, Portharcourt superintending over the activities of Akwa-Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross-River and River States’ Offices of the Board.
Malami Salihu, Zonal Director Kaduna was born on the 23rd August, 1962. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in education.
Augustine Uzodinma Maduba, attended University of Benin, Benin City where he obtained a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) in Industrial Mathematics (1985) and Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) in computer Science (1991). He had his Masters in Business Administration (MBA) in 1999 and Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) in Education in 2012 all from the University of Benin. He started his public services career as a teacher in Lagos State School of Basic Studies, Noforija-Epe, Lagos State in 1986 after his National Youth Services Corps (NYSC). Mr. Maduba joined the services of the Board on transfer of Service in 1991. Since then, he had worked in various departments, states and zonal offices of the Board and rose through the ranks to become a Deputy Director in 2007. He is presently the Director, Enugu Zonal Office. Mr. Maduba has received several awards which include JAMB Staff Merit Award for Outstanding Performance in 1996 as well as Best Staff of the year (1997). He has attended and presented research papers in conferences, seminars and workshops both locally and internationally.
Hon. Danladi Mohammed
Honorable Danladi Mohammed was born on 29th September, 1968. He hails from Kwami local government area of Gombe state. He graduated from University of Maiduguri with Bachelor of Science (B.sc) in Economics (1991). He holds a Master of Bussiness Administration (MBA) Finance from the Abubakar Tafawa University Bauchi in 2005. He is a member, Nigerian Institute of Management and Certified Institute of Economist. He attended international training on Policy Analysis and Policy Implementation U.K. (2010). Gender Responsive Budgeting in Bowie State University Maryland and Integrated Performance Management from Howard University School of Bussiness in Washington DC USA.He was a member of various ad-hock committees both at the State & National levels. He joined the service of the Board as Administrative Officer11 in 1998 and rose to the rank of Chief Administration officer before he was appointed as a Honorable Commissioner and Member of Gombe State Executive Council in 2011-2015. He resumed to the Board afterwards and was promoted to the post of an Assistant Director before his re-appointment as Honorable Commissioner & Member of Gombe State Executive Council in 2016-2019 Honorable Danladi Mohammed resumed to his duty post at the Board in 2019 and was promoted to the post of Deputy Director in charge of Human Resources and later elevated to the post of Acting Director, Human Resources before his present posting as AG. Zonal Director, Bauchi Zonal Office.
Mr Ofala Raphael Oise
Mr Ofala Raphael Oise was born on the 15th of March, 1962 at Uzebba-Iuleha in Owan-West Local Government Area of Edo State. He attended Saint Michael’s Central School, Uzebba-Iuleha from 1967-1972; Uzebba Grammar School, Uzebba, from 1973-1977; Emai Grammar School, Afuze in 1978; Institute of Continuing Education, Auchi, 1979; and University of Nigeria, Nsukka, 1985 where he was awarded a BA (Honours) English/History. He was employed by the then Bendel State Teaching Service Board, on the 2nd of August, 1988, as Master II and promoted to the post of Master I on the 1st of July, 1992. He transferred his services to Edo State Hospital Management Board on the 5th of January, 1993, as Hospital Administrator, and later transferred his services to JAMB as SAO on the 15th of September, 1997, and was posted to the Test Development Department of the Board. Mr Oise rose through the rank to become a Deputy Director in 2014. He was posted to Benue State as a coordinator of there Board's office in 2018. He became a Director on the 10th of February, 2020. He is currently the Director, Ibadan, Zonal Office Mr Ofala R. Oise is married with children.
Dr Mahmuda Adamu Mahmud
Dr Mahmuda Adamu Mahmud was born on the 10th Jan,1963. A native of Wamba Local Government of Nasarawa State. He attended the College of Education Gindiri( 1984), Ahmadu Bello University, zaria(1987). He holds a Ph.D from the University of Jos(2014). Dr Mahmuda Joined the services of the Board as Assistant Registrar in 1994 and rose to become a director effective 2nd Nov.2019. Until his appointment as Director, Zonal Office Lafia, he was the Director of Admissions. He is currently the Director in-Charge of Zonal Office, Lafia.
Fabian Benjamin, PhD. ANIPR,FCIA.
Dr. Fabian Benjamin holds a B.A. (Hons) in Public Administration from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, MSc Public Administration and Policy Analysis(2009) from the University of Abuja and a Ph.D Policy Analysis(2015) University of Abuja. He is an Associate member of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations and a fellow of the Institute of Corporate Administration of Nigeria. He was employed at Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board in 2002 as an Administrative Officer and rose to the position of Head Information Unit and now the Head of Media and Publicity.