New Registrar Appointed - WEAC

Pateh Bah from Gambia has been appointed on Thursday as the new Registrar/Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of The West African Examination Council (WAEC).

The appointment is for a five-year tenure from October 2019 to September 2024.
Mr Bah is the 13th Registrar of WAEC for the five year running over.

This was revealed on Thursday in a statement signed by Abiodun Aduloju the Director, Public Affairs of the council.

According to Report, The appointment was ratified by the International Governing Board of WAEC at its 67th Annual Meeting held in Freetown, Sierra Leone in March, the statement said.

Mr Bah is a graduate of Pune University, Maharashtra, India, from where he obtained a Bachelor of Commerce degree in 1997.

He joined the service of WAEC on November 1, 1985, as an Assistant Registrar and succeeds Iyi Uwadiae from Nigeria.

Mr Uwadiae assumed office on Monday, October 1, 2012, as the 12th Registrar, having succeeded Mulikat Bello whose five-year tenure ended in September 2012.

According to the statement, Mr Bah worked briefly with the Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports and Culture, Banjul, in The Gambia from 1990 to 1991 before he joined WAEC at its Gambia national office on October 9, 1991.