President Bola Tinubu has terminated the appointment of Dr. Bashir Gwandu as Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (EVC/CEO) of the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI).
A statement issued on Friday by Ajuri Ngelale, Special Adviser to the President on media and publicity, said the President has approved the appointment of Khalil Suleiman Halilu as new EVC/CEO.
Ngelale said the appointment which is for an initial term of five years, is in accordance with the relevant sections of the NASENI Act, 2014.
“Mr. Halilu, 32, is expected to bring his significant experience as an innovator and technology expert to bear in this important new national assignment.
“The tenure of Dr. Bashir Gwandu as EVC/CEO of NASENI is hereby terminated.
“By the directive of the President, this appointment takes immediate effect”, the statement added.