This is the team of individuals at the level of organizational management at the Agency who have the day-to-day responsibilities of running the organization.

Engr Dr. Aliyu Maje Adnan

Engr Dr. Aliyu Maje Adnan

Research Director
Was born in Kano, Kano State on 18th February, 1957. He hailed from Danbatta Local Government Area of the state. Adnan is a COREN registered engineer and a Fellow of the prestigious Nigerian Society of Engineers. Dr Adnan, who has served in various managerial capacity in both private and public sectors had his Ph,D in Production Engineering from Bayero University Kano and a Master’s degree in Production Engineering from the same University in 2010. He graduated from Kaduna Polytechnic in 1979 from the department of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Council (Part II) from the highly revered Southampton Institute of Higher Education, England in 1988. He started his professional working career with the Water Resources and Engineering Construction Agency (WRECA) Kano State in 1980 as Trainee Graduate Technologist and he rose through the ranks to become the General Manager (Technical Services). He held this position until August 2003 when he joined the Hydraulic Equipment Development Institutes (HEDI), Kano as Director/Chief Executive. HEDI is a development Institute under the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI). As Director/CE of HEDI (2003-2012), Adnan repositioned the institute by developing need and market driven products while enhancing the Institute’s collaboration with tertiary institutions. He brought to the fore during his reign the training of entrepreneurs in order for them to imbibe the culture of standardization and quality production of hydraulic equipment to enhance their competition with similar foreign goods. Among his achievements was the conduct of targeted research and development of technologies for local manufacturing of hydraulic, pneumatic equipment and devices. Dr. Adnan is happily married with children.
Engr. Prof. Christian Okechukwu Nwajagu

Engr. Prof. Christian Okechukwu Nwajagu

Research Director
Prof. Nwajagu is presently a Director of Research at the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure(NASENI) Abuja. He was the Director and Chief Executive Officer of Scientific Equipment Development Institute, Enugu (SEDI-E) from November 2003 to October, 2014. Engr. Prof. Christian Okechukwu Nwajagu was born on the 25th of April 1956 in Ufuma in Orumba North Local Government Area of Anambra State of Nigeria. He attended his Primary education at the Central Primary School Oraifite (1961-1967) and secondary education at Dennis Memorial Grammer School(DMGS, 1971-1974). Prof. Nwajagu C.O. attended Higher Institute of Chemical Technology Sofia, Bulgaria(1976-1981) where he obtained Master of Science degree in Metallurgical Engineering. He returned to Nigeria for NYSC, and served as a lecturer at the Federal Polytechnic Idah(1981-1982). After NYSC, he took appointment with former ASUTECH now Enugu State University of Science and Technology(ESUT) as lecturer II with effect from 1st April, 1982. Engr. Prof. C.O. Nwajagu took study leave and went back to Higher Institute of Chemical Technology Sofia Bulgaria, for his Doctorate studies(1984-1987), where he obtained Doctor of Philosophy(P.hD) in Engineering with many academic Excellences. Prof. Nwajagu was the best graduating student scoring excellent in all courses studied. This earned him: I. Gold Medal for Academic Excellence. II. Book Prizes for Academic Excellence. III. Bulgarian Government Fellowship for Academic Excellence for P.hD which he utilized for his post Doctorial studies. Before Engr. Prof. Christian Nwajagu joined the NASENI system as Director/Chief Executive of one the Institutes(SEDI-Enugu), he had majored greatly in lecturing career. He started as lecturer II in 1982, rose to lecturer in 1984. Again he rose to Senior lecturer in 1987, Ready(Associate Professor) in 1993 and a Professor in 2002, the post he was when he was appointed Director/Chief Executive of SEDI-Enugu in 2003.
Engr. Prof. M. S. Haruna

Engr. Prof. M. S. Haruna

Executive Vice Chairman, NASENI

As Executive Vice Chairman / CE, NASENI and Head of the Management Team, he is responsible for the Agency’s day-to-day operations, as well as leading the strategy to accomplish the Agency’s mandate.

President Mohammadu Buhari GCFR re-appointed Prof. M. S. Haruna as Executive Vice Chairman (EVC), for a 2nd Term of 5 years with effect from 3/4/2018.

Mrs. Nonyem Onyechi

Mrs. Nonyem Onyechi

Director, Planning, Policy and Analysis

Mrs. Nonyem Onyechi holds a B.Sc. Degree in Zoology from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (1983) and a Masters Degree in Zoology from the University of Lagos (1986).

She joined the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology in 1990 as a Senior Scientific Officer and was later transferred to NASENI in 1993.