WAEC has appointed Dangut as the head of Nigeria national office.
Glamtush reports that the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has announced the appointment of Dr. Amos Josiah Dangut as the new Head of the Nigeria National Office. Dr. Dangut succeeds Patrick Areghan.
This was revealed in a release, on Monday, by the Ag. Head, Public Affairs, WAEC, Yaba, Lagos, Moyosore Adesina. Dr. Dangut, until he was appointed the Head of the Nigeria National Office of WAEC, was the Deputy Registrar/HNO’s Office.
Dangut was born on October 2, 1967, in Mbar District of Bokkos Local Government Area, Plateau State.
He attended Government Secondary School, Riyom (1981 to 1983) and Government Science School, Kuru (1983 to 1986), where he obtained his WASC/SC in 1986), both in Plateau State.
From there he proceeded to the University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Benue State, where he bagged the award of Bachelor of Agriculture in Animal Production in 1991.
He subsequently got his Master of Science in Animal Science in April 1994 from the University of Ibadan; his Doctor of Philosophy (Animal Science, 2017), from Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi.
He got his Master of Education (Administration and Planning) in 2020 from the National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN.
The academician joined the services of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) in 1998 as an Assistant Registrar (AR) II.
He rose through the ranks to become a Deputy Registrar in April 2018.
He served as an Assistant Registrar/Subject Officer, Test Development Division, WAEC, Lagos (July 1998 – January 2005); Senior Assistant Registrar/Head of Examinations Security and Deputy to the Branch Controller, Uyo Branch Office (January 2005 – January 2008).
He was Senior Assistant Registrar/Head of Examinations Security and Deputy to the Branch Controller, Bauchi Branch Office (January 2008 – December 2011); Senior Assistant Registrar/Branch Controller, Yola Branch office (December 2011 – January 2019);