Federal Government Appoints Engr. Dr. Mohammed Sani Haruna As New Executive Vice Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of NASENI.
The Federal Government has appointed Engr. Dr. Mohammed Sani Haruna as Executive Vice Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI). Before this appointment, Engr. Haruna has been at the helm of affairs in the Agency since March, 2012 in acting capacity as Director General/Chief Executive.
Engr. Haruna, an indigene of Nasarawa State was one time Director, Power Equipment and Electrical Machinery Development Institute (PEEMADI),Okene, one of the Institutes of the Agency and also Director of Engineering Infrastructure(DEI) at the Agency’s headquarters. He is a Fellow of Nigeria Society of Engineers (FNSE), Fellow of Institutions of Engineering and Technology (FIET),Uk among others.
In a congratulatory letter addressed to Engr. Dr. Mohammed S. Haruna dated April 25th, 2013 signed by the Secretary To the Government of The Federation, Senator Anyim Pius Anyim (GCON) reads in part “I am pleased to inform you that the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, GCFR, has approved your appointment as the Executive Vice-Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, of the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) for an initial period of five(5) years”
Also, the appointment marked a significant revert to original leadership/control structure set by the establishing decree 33 of 1992 establishing the Agency, now Act 2004, which spelt out the Agency to be headed by the Chairman of the Board who is the President, Commander-in-Chief of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, followed by an Executive Vice Chairman/Chief Executive officer who is to be in charge of the day-to-day running of the Agency’s affairs, a position that was formerly occupied by a Director General/Chief Executive.
Engr. Dr. Mohammed Sani Haruna, the new Vice Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the Agency was born November 20, 1963 in Keffi town, Nasarawa State.He holds a PhD and Masters of engineering degrees in Electrical Engineering from Bayero University, Kano, a Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) in Education and a PGD in Electrical Engineering from the Federal University of Technology, Akure. He
obtained Master of Philosophy degree from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) Nairobi- Kenya.