Mr Ola Adenipekun, Head of Nigeria National Office, West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) has emerged as president of the Association of Educational Assessment in Africa (AEAA) for a period of one year.
The appointment was announced in Abuja on Friday at the closing of the 37th Conference of the AEAA.
Adenipekun will chair the 38th edition of the conference, which holds in Kenya in 2020.
A communiqué signed by the outgoing AEAA President, Dr Litsabako Ntoi, called on examining bodies to embrace ICT based innovative approaches in their operations and assessment practices.
The communiqué urged the association to strengthen its capacity building programme to support the upcoming innovative approaches in member countries.