Gambo Appointed UBEC Deputy Executive Secretary


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.