President Bola Tinubu on Friday has sacked the Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure, Dr. Bashir Gwandu and subsequently approved the appointment of Khalil Suleiman Halilu, the Presidency said.
“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.”
Halilu is a company founder and investor.
He is most known for finding Zabe, an election monitoring tool, and The CANs, an environmentally friendly technological hub.