Tinubu appoints 32-year-old entrepreneur Khalil Halilu NASENI CEO

President Bola Tinubu on Friday 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 was contained in a statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngalale on Friday.

The statement said the 32-year-old Halilu’s appointment takes immediate effect while also announcing the termination of the appointment of erstwhile EVC/CEO Bashir Gwandu.

“By this appointment, Khalil Suleiman Halilu will serve for an initial term of five years 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,” part of the statement read.

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