Mrs. Nonyem Onyechi

Mrs. Nonyem Onyechi

Coordinating Director, Planning and Business Development
Nonyem Onyechi was the Director of Planning and Policy Analysis (PPA) at NASENI Headquarters and occupied this position for seven (7) years. She is a seasoned and astute civil servant with professional experience of thirty-one (31) years having worked at the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology (FMST) for two (2) years and subsequently in NASENI for Twenty-Nine (29) years. She is well grounded in the development of science, technology and innovation policies and have demonstrated satisfactory skills and best practices in its formulation and implementation of the mandate of NASENI. Mrs. Onyechi is also of proven integrity, transparency and accountability which earned her the highly coveted NASENI Merit Award as the Best Performing Director in 2018.
Engr. Professor Danshehu Bagudu Gwadangaji

Engr. Professor Danshehu Bagudu Gwadangaji

Coordinating Director, Engineering Infrastructure
Professor D. B Gwadangaji studied Mechanical Engineering at National Diploma (ND), Higher National Diploma (HND), Bachelor of Engineering, Masters of Engineering and a Doctor of Philosophy in the same bias. He has vast research and managerial experience. He was from 2009 – 2014, the Director/Chief Executive Officer, Sokoto Energy Research Centre at Usman Danfodiyo University Sokoto (UDUS), when utilization of solar energy was popularized by the institution. He rose from a craftsman to a technician then Engineer and ultimately changed the game (PhD). Danshehu has transvered all these at all levels of Engineering and as such both his hands and mind are nimble.
Professor Umar Ibrahim Gaya

Professor Umar Ibrahim Gaya

Coordinating Director, Science Infrastructure

Gaya holds B.Sc (Hons) Chemistry, M.Sc Analytical Chemistry and a PhD Catalysis from University of Putra Malaysia. He is also a professor of physical chemistry. He has three years post-doctoral research experience in Malaysia and in petroleum academic sector in Oman. These are areas of research needs for products development in oil and gas sector for economic development and also being explored by Science Infrastructure unit of NASENI.

Mr. Ibrahim Baba Dauda

Mr. Ibrahim Baba Dauda

Coordinating Director, Finance and Accounts
Dauda was the Director of Audit and Compliance at the Fiscal Responsibility Commission (FRC), Abuja since 2010. He worked previously in the Oil and Gas Sector, Chartered accounting firms, textile manufacturing, presidential and inter-ministerial committees on Revenue Monitoring and Implementation of public sector financial reforms as a member of IPSAS among several others. He is found to be of proven integrity and goal oriented with efficient performance.
Dr. (Mrs) Olayinka Adunni Komolafe

Dr. (Mrs) Olayinka Adunni Komolafe

Secretary to the Agency
Dr. (Mrs) Olayinka Adunni Komolafe was the Director of Administration and Human Resources (AHR) at Engineering Materials Development Institute (EMDI) Akure, one of the NASENI institutes, and also oversaw the NASENI Governing Board (NGB) as Head of Secretariat. She holds a doctorate degree (Ph.D.) in Public Management and Leadership and two (2) Masters degrees in public administration and International Relations. She has twenty-three (23) years experience in administration of which five years has been at the Directorate cadre. Dr. Komolafe as an administrator has over the years provided innovative solutions to the corporate growth and development of EMDI that successfully repositioned the institute to positively contribute to acquisition, domestication, and proliferation of technologies in Nigeria. She has contributed to the development of key policy documents of NASENI and its implementation. She has exhibited professionalism, sound judgment, and leadership skills in the execution of her schedules.