The tenures of 13 other agencies and corporations under the Federal Ministry of Education will also lapse on the same day.
The heads of the agencies will stop reporting for duty as from today, being the last day of work, after serving for four to five years. The affected officials are eligible for reappointment for a second term as may be deemed fit by President Muhammadu Buhari.
But there was no official announcement or statement on their fate last night.
Other Education sector’s chief executives whose positions would be vacant include Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission (NUC); Dr. Hameed Boboyi, ExecutiveSecretary, Universal Basic Education Board (UBEC); Prof. Ifeoma Isiugo-Abanihe, National Business and Technical Examination Board (NABTEB).
Others are: Prof. Sunday Ajiboye, Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN); Afolabi Aderinto, Computer Registration Council of Nigeria (CRCN); Prof. Garba Dahuwa Azare, National Teachers Institute (NTI); and Prof. Michael Afolabi, Librarian Registration Council of Nigeria (LRCN).
Also affected are: Prof. Steven Ejugwu Onah, National Mathematical Centre, Shedda; Prof. Chinyere Ohiri-Aniche, National Institute of Nigerian Languages; Prof. Lillian Salami, Nigerian Institute for Educational Planning and administration; Prof. Lanre Aina, National Library of Nigeria; Prof. Abba Haladu, National Commission for Mass Literacy, Adult and Non-Formal Education and Prof. Bashir Usman, Nomadic Education Commission.
The chief executives were appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari on August 1, 2016. They were sworn in by Education Minister Adamu Adamu on August 2, 2016 at the auditorium of the National Universities Commission (NUC).
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