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Khalil Suleiman Halilu: NASENI’s New CEO Igniting Nigerian Tech

Khalil Suleiman Halilu
Khalil Suleiman Halilu: NASENI's New CEO Igniting Nigerian Tech

In a significant move that has captured the attention of both the political and technological spheres, President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of Khalil Suleiman Halilu as the new Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI).

This appointment, which comes with immense responsibilities, has garnered widespread interest due to the age and potential impact of the newly appointed CEO.

A New Dawn in NASENI Leadership

The official announcement of Khalil Suleiman Halilu’s appointment was made on a Friday, as revealed by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale.

The directive from the president stated that Halilu’s appointment takes immediate effect, signaling a swift transition in the leadership of NASENI.

A Visionary Leader for a Vital Institution

At just 32 years old, Khalil Suleiman Halilu’s appointment as the CEO of NASENI is a testament to his remarkable achievements and expertise in the field of innovation and technology.

He is poised to bring his significant experience to bear on this important national assignment, marking a new era for the agency.

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A Glimpse into the Future of NASENI

The NASENI Act of 2014 outlines the framework for the appointment and responsibilities of the Executive Vice Chairman and CEO.

Halilu is expected to serve an initial term of five years, during which he will play a crucial role in advancing science and engineering infrastructure in Nigeria.

Transition from Dr. Bashir Gwandu’s Tenure

In light of Khalil Suleiman Halilu’s appointment, Dr. Bashir Gwandu’s tenure as EVC/CEO of NASENI has been terminated.

This change in leadership is seen as a strategic move to steer NASENI in a new direction, harnessing the potential of young, innovative leaders like Halilu.

What You Should Know

President Bola Tinubu’s appointment of Khalil Suleiman Halilu as the new NASENI CEO has ushered in a fresh perspective and youthful vigor to the agency.

With Halilu’s vision and expertise, there is optimism for significant advancements in science and engineering infrastructure, aligning with the nation’s developmental goals.

This appointment demonstrates the commitment of the government to harnessing the potential of young talent to drive progress in vital sectors of the economy.

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