The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has named Mr. Patrick Ehidiamen Areghan as the new Head of National Office (HNO).
The previous Head of Test Administration Division, WAEC, Nigeria, succeeded Mr. Isaac Adenipekun, who resigned as Head of National Office (HNO) Thursday a week ago.
Areghan joined WAEC in October, 1989 as an Assistant Registrar II. He rose through the positions to become Senior Deputy Registrar in April, 2018.
In his more than two decades in administration, Areghan has served WAEC in different limits including Senior Deputy Registrar, Test Administration (January, 2019-March 5, 2020); Ag. Chief of Administration and later, Director of Administration, (February, 2016 – January, 2019); Zonal Coordinator, Abuja Zonal Office (August, 2014 – February, 2016); Zonal Coordinator, Port Harcourt Zonal Office (March, 2013 – August, 2014); Branch Controller, Kano Branch Office (October, 2009 – March, 2013); Head of Examinations and Deputy to the Zonal Coordinator, Ibadan Zonal Office (January, 2009 – October, 2009); Head of Examinations Security and Deputy to the Branch Controller, Lokoja Branch Office (January, 2005 – January, 2009); among others