The Executive Vice Chairman of the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI), Mr. Khalil Suleiman Halilu has said his vision is to make the agency’s products available in every household in Nigeria in the next few years.
Halilu disclosed in Abuja Thursday that some tangible products emanating from NASENI’s prototypes will be in the market through technology transfer arrangements, specifically, by 1st quarter of year 2024.
He said, “Expect some products from NASENI’s R&D efforts in Nigeria market during the first quarter of 2024”. The EVC/CEO disclosed this on Thursday November 2, 2023, during his maiden television media interaction held at the Agency’s headquarters in Abuja. Halilu said expectations from stakeholders of NASENI are very high as its activities must ensure transparency and focus to assist the Agency deliver on its mandate.
According to him, part of his preoccupations since assuming office in September is to give adequate attention to enhance the human capital potential of the Agency through improved motivation for staff to enable them adjust to the transformations to be introduced in the system. Also, he said stakeholders’ engagements and efforts to rebrand the Agency around its products and technologies have remained top priorities.
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The New NASENI Chief Executive said that the era of stacking prototypes on shelves has ended in the Agency, saying that all its products and technologies must find their ways to the market.
“We are going to do a national re-branding to have footsteps of NASENI products in every household in the country. In the next few years this is what Nigerians should expect. We are no longer going to sit back to watch endless research and prototypes, keeping them on the shelves