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Gambo Appointed UBEC Deputy Executive Secretary

Source: pointblanknews.com

President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the appointment of Dr. Yakubu Gambo as Deputy Executive Secretary (Services) of Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC).

The appointment, according to a letter from the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Senator Anyim Pius Anyim, took effect from January 30, 2014.

Born in June 1960, Gambo is a seasoned educationist. He holds a Teachers' Grade II certificate, a National Certificate of Education (NCE), a B.Sc. Ed. and MSc degrees, in addition to a PhD.

He was a two-time Commissioner in Plateau State, a Special Adviser, deputy chairman of Kanam council in Plateau State, and a member of the governing board of UBEC.

Gambo, a muslim from Plateau State, is married with children.