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Tinubu Sacks Bashir Gwandu as NASENI CEO, Appoints Suleiman to Replace Him

Dr. Bashir Gwandu

President Bola Tinubu has approved the termination of the appointment of Dr Bashir Gwandu as Executive Vice-Chairman/Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI).

A release issued on Friday by presidential spokesperson, Ajuri Ngelale, announced the termination of the tenure of Gwandu as EVC/CEO of NASENI.

In his place, the president approved the appointment of 32-year-old Khalil Suleiman Halilu as the new Executive Vice Chairman and CEO of NASENI.

By his appointment, Halilu will serve for an initial term of five years in accordance with the relevant sections of the NASENI Act, 2014.

The appointee is expected to bring his significant experience as an innovator and technology expert to bear in this important new national assignment.

By the directive of the president, the appointment takes immediate effect.

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